Badgers’ Moore will not coach this season

MADISON (WKOW) — The family of Badgers assistant basketball coach Howard Moore has released a statement saying he is being placed in long-term care and will not coach during the upcoming season.

Statement from the family of Howard Moore:

“University of Wisconsin men’s basketball assistant coach Howard Moore recently experienced a medical issue at his Madison area home that required ambulatory transportation to a local hospital. During the transportation to the hospital, Howard underwent cardiac arrest and has been receiving care by the doctors, nurses and staff at the hospital.

Howard will now be moving to a long-term care and rehabilitation facility to continue the focus on his recovery and health. He will not coach during the upcoming 2019-20 season.

The Moore Family greatly appreciates the outpouring of love and support from the greater Madison and Chicago communities, the Badgers and Big Ten families and all whose lives Howard and his family have touched. Please continue to keep Howard and his son, Jerell, in your prayers. “

Moore was injured in a car accident in Michigan in May. Moore’s wife and daughter died in the accident.

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