Greek shipping magnate and owner of football clubs Olympiacos and Nottingham Forest Evangelos Marinakis has tested positive for the coronavirus.“Mr. Marinakis was diagnosed after showing the first symptoms on his return to Greece yesterday afternoon. During his short stay in Nottingham last week he did not show any symptoms of the virus,” Nottingham Forest Club said in a statement on March 10.“The club are seeking advice from medical professionals and the relevant governing bodies to ensure the correct measures are taken.”Marinakis confirmed the information on his Instagram account.“The recent virus has ‘visited’ me and I felt obliged to let the public know,” he said. “I feel good as I take all the necessary measures and I discipline to the doctor’s instructions.”Following the announcement, it has been confirmed that all of the Olympiacos players and staff tested negative for CoOVID-19.Marinakis joins another prominent figure from the maritime world to be diagnosed with the virus, namely the head of the Port fo New York and New Jersey Rick Cotton.“Mr. Cotton is currently asymptomatic and has self-quarantined at his home while maintaining a full schedule. Any staff members who have had close contact with him in recent days are also working from home as they follow the guidelines and protocols put in place by the New York State Department of Health,” the port authority informed earlier this week.
LEADING THE CHARGE: Marcus Sheffield II has averaged 18.3 points and 5.3 rebounds to lead the way for the Phoenix. Hunter Woods is also a key contributor, accounting for 10.1 points and 6.2 rebounds per game. The Dragons have been led by James Butler, who is averaging a double-double with 13.1 points and 11.7 rebounds.FACILITATING THE OFFENSE: Sheffield has either made or assisted on 57 percent of all Elon field goals over the last three games. The senior guard has accounted for 24 field goals and 12 assists in those games.STREAK STATS: Drexel has lost its last four road games, scoring 63.8 points, while allowing 78.5 per game.ASSIST RATIOS: The Phoenix have recently used assists to create baskets more often than the Dragons. Elon has 37 assists on 63 field goals (58.7 percent) across its past three outings while Drexel has assists on 46 of 80 field goals (57.5 percent) during its past three games.DID YOU KNOW: Elon has made 10 3-pointers per game as a collective unit this year, which is most among CAA teams. Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditDrexel (13-13, 6-7) vs. Elon (9-18, 5-9)Schar Center, Elon, North Carolina; Saturday, 4 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Elon seeks revenge on Drexel after dropping the first matchup in Philadelphia. The teams last faced each other on Jan. 16, when the Dragons outshot Elon from the field 45.1 percent to 31 percent and made 14 more foul shots en route to a 22-point victory. Elon seeks revenge on Drexel ___For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25___This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.com Associated Press February 14, 2020