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Simply 3 days after No. 25 Louisiana’s recreation in opposition to Central Arkansas was once canceled — with 33 gamers out after certain coronavirus exams and speak to tracing — the group introduced on Twitter Saturday that trainer Billy Napier had examined certain for COVID-19.

In keeping with the remark, Napier started to showcase signs Tuesday night ahead of self-isolating. When Napier’s signs continued, he took a PCR check Friday and won a good end result Saturday.

Pending a a success restoration, Napier and the Ragin’ Cajuns are anticipated to shuttle one after the other to Monroe, Louisiana, for a Nov. 28 recreation in opposition to Louisiana Monroe. 

Louisiana (7-1, Five-1 Solar Belt) had already persevered coronavirus problems ahead of this week’s outbreak. Seven starters neglected the Ragin’ Cajuns’ victory over Georgia Southern in September. Two gamers neglected remaining week’s win over South Alabama for COVID-related causes. Their recreation in opposition to Appalachian State was once postponed to Dec. four.

UL trainer Billy Napier examined certain for COVID-19. (Picture: SCOTT CLAUSE/USA TODAY Community)

Previous Saturday, one of the most greatest ACC school soccer video games of the season was once postponed between No. four Clemson and Florida State in Tallahassee. The groups’ clinical group of workers may just now not mutually agree on shifting ahead with the sport, the ACC mentioned in a remark. 

That is the 3rd ACC recreation that has been postponed this weekend. Wake Woodland’s matchup in opposition to Duke was once at the beginning postponed however the league introduced Saturday it might be now not be performed. Georgia Tech’s soccer recreation at Miami, at the beginning scheduled to be performed Saturday, was once rescheduled tentatively for Dec. 19.

Just about 20 video games had been postponed or canceled this week.

Week 12 video games affected through COVID-19

Ohio at Miami (Ohio), scheduled for Nov. 17 — Canceled.

Utah State at Wyoming, scheduled for Nov. 19 — Canceled. 

Alabama Birmingham at Texas-El Paso, scheduled for Nov. 20 — Canceled.

Arizona State at Colorado, scheduled for Nov. 21 — Canceled.

No. 18 Coastal Carolina at Troy, scheduled for Nov. 21 — Postponed till Dec. 12.

Louisiana Tech vs. Louisiana-Monroe, scheduled for Nov. 21 — Canceled.

Georgia Tech at No. nine Miami, scheduled for Nov. 21 — Postponed till Dec. 19.

Mississippi at No. 6 Texas A&M, scheduled for Nov. 21 — Postponed. No make-up date set.

Michigan State at Maryland, scheduled for Nov. 21 – Canceled. Declared no contest.

Houston at Southern Methodist, scheduled for Nov. 21 — Postponed. No makeup date set.

Military at South Florida, scheduled for Nov. 21 — Postponed. No makeup date set.

Central Arkansas at No. 25 Louisiana-Lafayette, scheduled for Nov. 21 — Canceled. 

Charlotte at No. 15 Marshall, scheduled for Nov. 21 — Postponed. No makeup date set.

No. 23 Texas at Kansas, scheduled for Nov. 21 — Postponed till Dec. 12.

UNLV at Colorado State, scheduled for Nov. 21 — Postponed. No makeup date set.

San Jose State at Fresno State, scheduled for Nov. 21 — Canceled. Declared no contest.

Wake Woodland at Duke, scheduled for Nov. 21 — “Is probably not performed,” in step with ACC. 

Washington State at Stanford, scheduled for Nov. 21 — Canceled. Declared no contest.

Clemson at Florida State, scheduled for Nov. 21 — Postponed to Dec. 1. 

Contributing: Chris Bumbaca