There it is.
The COVID-19 virus that’s swept the globe has hit March Madness in a major way, shutting out fans of the entirety of the men’s and women’s NCAA basketball championships.
NCAA president Mark Emmert made the decision just minutes after their advisory board recommended no games be played in front of the public.
NCAA President Mark Emmert statement on limiting attendance at NCAA events: https://t.co/GrPbmZx5N6 pic.twitter.com/PFFh9htixR— Inside the NCAA (@InsidetheNCAA) March 11, 2020
The Big Ten Tournament will also no longer allow fans into the games for the remainder of the conference event.
Big Ten Conference Statement:https://t.co/NzJd0o9YPM— Big Ten Conference (@bigten) March 11, 2020
We’ll see if this is just the beginning of news from the NCAA. Stay tuned.