Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim revealed on Sunday night that after a latest spherical of routine testing for COVID-19 inside his program, he has examined optimistic for the virus. The Corridor of Fame coach has entered into self-isolation at house as he recovers, and says he’s “not experiencing any signs at the moment.”
“I stay up for getting again on the courtroom with my staff,” he mentioned partially in a press release posted to his Twitter account.
Boeheim is simply the newest high-profile coach to have examined optimistic for the coronavirus because the pandemic rages on. Fellow Corridor of Fame coach Tom Izzo introduced he examined optimistic for COVID-19 simply final week, and Alabama’s Nate Oats and Toledo’s Tod Kowalczyk have revealed publicly that they, too, have contracted it. That is to not point out school soccer coaches who’ve been affected, the likes of which embrace Nick Saban, Herm Edwards, Les Miles and Kevin Sumlin, amongst others.
Boeheim, a 75-year-old prostate most cancers survivor, falls into the demographic deemed by the CDC as a better threat to contract the virus and expertise a extra extreme case due to his age and medical historical past. This is to hoping for a fast restoration so we will see the legend again out on the courtroom quickly.