UT Basketball Head Coach Rick Barnes Tests Positive for COVID-19

Tennessee Vols basketball activities are suspended.

Head Coach Rick Barnes has tested positive for COVID-19. Other Tier 1 staffers, includes coaches, student-athletes, team managers and support staff also tested positive for the virus. Two games have been postponed.

UT says the program is following protocol for the positive cases.

Athletic Director Philip Fulmer has also tested positive for COVID-19 and is in quarantine and Chancellor Donde Plowman has tested negative but is also in quarantine after being a close contact for a positive patient.

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