Kermit Davis, head coach of the University of Mississippi basketball team, has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss the first two games of the season, which starts next week.
The school announced the news with a tweet Wednesday containing a statement from Davis saying he was experiencing mild symptoms.
— Ole Miss Men’s Basketball (@OleMissMBB) November 18, 2020
Assistant head coach Ronnie Hamilton will take over the team in Davis’ absence. The Rebels will play Central Arkansas Wednesday, Nov. 25, at 1 p.m.