Syracuse women's basketball on pause after positive COVID-19 test

Syracuse paused all women's basketball-related activities Sunday, and contact tracing is underway after a positive COVID-19 test was confirmed within the program.

The 22nd-ranked Orange women have also canceled a game against Morgan State scheduled for Monday night. Syracuse's next scheduled game is Thursday at home against North Carolina.

Syracuse men's basketball team also has been on pause since Monday. The Orange men halted team activities after a home game a week ago against Buffalo. One of the Bulls tested positive after the game.

The Orange women weren't the only ones to go on pause. Ole Miss also has coronavirus issues within its program.

The Rebels' game against No. 5 South Carolina on Thursday night has been postponed. South Carolina said in a release that game could not be played due to a combination of positive COVID-19 tests, contact tracing and quarantining individuals according to SEC protocols. There has been no makeup date announced for the contest.

The Gamecocks last played Dec. 17 against Temple. Their next game is scheduled for Jan. 4 at Alabama.