By: KDKA-TV News Staff
MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) – The RMU men’s basketball program is pausing team activities because of positive coronavirus test results.
They didn’t say how many COVID-19 cases there are, but said the positive results were among team personnel, which includes student-athletes, coaches and staff.
The RMU men's basketball program has paused team activities due to positive COVID-19 test results. Their season opener on 11/25 against Point Park has been postponed @KDKA
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The season opener against Point Park originally scheduled for next Wednesday has been postponed, and non-conference games against Central Michigan and Florida Gulf Coast have been canceled.
“The health and safety of our student-athletes, coaches and staff is at the forefront of everything we do as a program,” RMU Pat Gallagher Head Coach Andrew Toole said in a statement.
“As we’ve witnessed throughout the country, COVID-19 cases are on the rise. Despite our pause in team activities, we’ll get through this stronger as a team and will return when it is safe for everyone involved.”