Wisconsin assistant coach Moore moved to long-term care facility following cardiac arrest

MADISON, Wis. (CBS 58) -- According to a family statement, 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.

In a statement, the family said the following:

"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 involved in a head-on crash in Michigan in May. Both his wife and daughter died in the crash. 

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