WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Purdue Basketball player Sasha Stefanovic will miss at least the next three games due to COVID-19.
The announcement came from head coach Matt Painter on January 22.
Per Big Ten protocol, he will be out the next 17 days.
Purdue plays Michigan tonight at 7 p.m. at Mackey Arena
Unfortunate news these past few days. Gotta rest up and get healthy for the upcoming weeks. Appreciate the support and love! ❤️�� https://t.co/vrNvfnSI7N
— Sasha Stefanovic (@Sash_Stefanovic) January 22, 2021
The full release from Purdue Athletics reads:
Purdue head coach Matt Painter has announced that Sasha Stefanovic will miss at least the next three games after testing positive for CoVid-19.
Per Big Ten protocols, Stefanovic will miss the next 17 days from his positive test and must pass further testing to return to action.
Stefanovic has started all 16 games this season, ranking first in the Big Ten in 3-point percentage (.456) while averaging 11.1 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game.