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UConn basketball games canceled, men's coach tests positive for COVID-19

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Coach Dan Hurley receives a UConn men's basketball jersey.

The UConn men’s basketball game against Xavier scheduled for Tuesday night has been canceled amid concerns about COVID-19.

UConn coach Dan Hurley has tested positive for COVID-19 and is isolating at home.

The university confirmed the case Monday evening after the Big East Conference announced the cancellation of the game. The conference says more announcements about future events at UConn will be coming.

The news comes after the Marquette women’s basketball team announced the cancellation of Wednesday’s scheduled game against UConn due to a COVID-19 outbreak in the program at the Wisconsin university.

The Big East says the teams will try to reschedule. If they cannot agree on a date, it will be considered a no-contest.