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Ragin' Cajun Men's Basketball head coach tests positive for COVID-19

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Posted at 10:55 AM, Jan 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-25 22:59:39-05

Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Men's Basketball head coach Bob Marlin has tested positive for COVID-19.

According to the UL Lafayette Athletic Deapartment, on the morning of Sunday, January 24, while experiencing some mild symptoms, Coach Marlin tested positive during routine antigen testing.

They say that a subsequent PCR test administered Sunday afternoon yielded a positive result on the morning of Monday, January 25.

In Marlin's absence, the athletic department says that his responsibilities will be divided among the coaching staff.

The men's basketball program will continue day-to-day operations as scheduled, with preparations ongoing for the Ragin' Cajuns' trip to San Marcos, Texas, to face Texas State on Friday, January 29, and Saturday, January 30.

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