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Wisconsin assistant coach Howard Moore moved to long term care facility, will miss 2019-20 season

Wishing strength for Moore and his family in yet another tribulation.

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NCAA Basketball: Green Bay at Wisconsin Mary Langenfeld-USA TODAY Sports

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.

About two months after a fatal crash that tragically took the lives of his wife, Jennifer, and his daughter, Jaidyn, Wisconsin basketball assistant coach Howard Moore, who suffered severe burns in the crash, is fighting to come back from an apparently life-threatening health incident. It appears Moore is in for a long road to recovery that will keep him off the sidelines until the winter of 2020 at a minimum.

Moore is an incredibly well-respected coach and human both in the UW community and across the country. It is difficult to make sense of how awful the road has been for a man with such high character the last few months and now, his return to normalcy is going to be much more challenging. We wish Coach Moore the best and hope to see him on the sidelines again, doing what he loves, as soon as possible.

B5Q joins in the outcry of support offered for Coach Moore and his son Jerell. Get well soon, Coach.