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USA TODAY Sports’ Scott Gleeson breaks down the latest men’s basketball coaches poll.

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Tennessee men’s basketball coach Rick Barnes is among multiple Volunteers who tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday and the Vols paused activity Monday, putting its first four games in jeopardy.

The No. 14 Vols are scheduled to open their season against Charlotte on Wednesday in The Volunteer Classic. Tennessee also is scheduled to play VCU on Friday.

A decision on both games is expected to be made by Tuesday, Tennessee announced.

The positive tests are among Tennessee’s “Tier 1 personnel, which consists of coaches, student-athletes, team managers and support staff.” The tests were conducted Sunday and Tennessee is doing retesting Monday.

If the test results are confirmed positive, Tennessee’s games next week are in jeopardy. The