Men’s Basketball on Pause Again After Positive COVID-19 Test


A member of the Fordham men’s basketball program has tested positive for COVID-19, leading to the cancelation of the Rams’ next game.

The Fordham men’s basketball team has paused activities after a member of its Tier 1 personnel (student-athletes, coaches, staff) tested positive for COVID-19, according to a release from the school.

The 14-day pause began on Nov. 26, and the team hopes to be out of quarantine by Dec. 12. With the positive test, the Rams’ Dec. 8 game against St. John’s, which was supposed to be the team’s season opener after its first two games were canceled due to positive tests in the Iona and Manhattan programs, has also been canceled.

This is the second positive COVID-19 test on the men’s basketball team in the past month. The team went on pause on Oct. 31 after a positive test

As of now, the team’s new season opener against Maine is scheduled to be played on Dec. 12. Maine has also paused workouts after a member of its program tested positive for COVID-19.