KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Mizzou men's basketball head coach Cuonzo Martin announced Monday that he's tested positive for COVID-19.
Martin made the announcement on Twitter and said he's "feeling well and thankful for our athletic training staff following protocol and keeping our team healthy."
Encouraging everyone to stay safe during this holiday season. I’ve tested positive for Covid. Feeling well and thankful for our athletic training staff following protocol and keeping our team healthy. Our program is excited and ready to start conference play.— Cuonzo Martin (@CuonzoMartin) December 27, 2021
The Tigers are scheduled to play the the University of Kentucky on Wednesday.
A spokesperson for Mizzou told KSHB 41 News that Martin will not travel with the team for its game against Kentucky.
Assistant coach Cornell Mann will act as the head coach for the game.