Longhorns Basketball Head Coach Shaka Smart announced he has tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday. He posted on social media that he in isolation away from the team and his family.
https://t.co/2zZ8dkmJAS— Shaka Smart (@Shaka Smart)1611594562.0
The announcement comes just before tomorrow's Texas-OU game at the Frank C. Erwin, Jr. Events Center in Austin. A team spokesperson told the Austin American-Stateman Assistant K.T. Turner will be the acting head coach for the game, but no official announcement from the athletics department has been made about the game's status.
Both of the Longhorns basketball games last week were postponed.
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