NORTHRIDGE (CBSLA) – A positive COVID-19 test will force the CSUN men’s basketball team to halt all activities for at least
14 days, including canceling four games, university officials announced Thursday.
The Matadors’ home games against UC Irvine Friday and Saturday were canceled, along with road games at UC San Diego Jan. 8-9.READ MORE: Concerned Residents Speak Out About Rise In People Living In RVs
While details were not provided, the university would only describe the positive test as within the program’s Tier-1 group, which consists of individuals for whom physical distancing and face coverings are not possible or effective during athletic training or competition.READ MORE: Pop-Up Roller Rink Opens In Long Beach Through The End Of The Year
The group includes players, coaches, athletic trainers and physical therapists, medical staff, equipment staff and officials.MORE NEWS: Hopefuls Line Up For Chance At Powerball And Mega Millions Jackpots, Each Offering Up More Than $400 Million This Weekend
Per conference policy, the games will not be made up.