ACC bans fans for tournament due to coronavirus

AP Photo/Keith Srakocic

By: Fletcher Keel | WCTV Eyewitness Sports
March 11, 2020

GREENSBORO, N.C (WCTV) -- The Atlantic Coast Conference basketball tournament will be held with limited attendance starting with Thursday's game, according to a statement issued Wednesday evening.

The decision arrived after the conference met with league presidents and athletic directors, according to the statement.

"[I]t was determined that beginning Thursday, March 12, all games will be played with only essential tournament personnel, limited school administrators and student-athlete guests, broadcast television and credentialed media members present," according to the statement.

NCAA President Mark Emmert released a statement on Wednesday saying postseason games, including men's and women's tournament games, will be played in front of only "essential staff and limited family."

This is a developing story. WCTV will continue to release more information online and on air.



 
Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station. powered by Disqus