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Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim tests positive for virus

The 75-year-old Boeheim said Sunday that he was informed after the team’s most recent testing and is in isolation at home.

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, and the Orange have paused all team activities.

The 75-year-old Boeheim said in a statement posted on the university website Sunday that he was informed after the team’s most recent testing and is in isolation at home.

Athletic director John Wildhack said all members of the program underwent another round of testing and will be tested again multiple times over the next week.