LOGAN, Utah, Dec. 2, 2020 (Gephardt Daily) — Utah State University men’s basketball coach Craig Smith has tested positive for COVID-19 and will be unavailable to coach the Aggie’s home opener, set for Saturday against Brigham Young University, the school confirmed.
“The diagnosis came after a recent team test and Smith is currently asymptomatic,” a USU statement says.
Smith also released a statement:
“It will be difficult watching from a distance, but I know our team is in great hands with our coaching staff,” he said. “Our program has always been led by our student-athletes. This doesn’t change a thing.
“I’m looking forward to returning to the sidelines when our protocols deem it safe for everyone involved. I am pumped for our home opener on Saturday night!”