Tag Archives: College Basketball

The Eerie Strangeness That Will Be an NCAA Tournament Without Fans | Bleacher Report

Virginia celebrates winning the 2019 men

Virginia celebrates winning the 2019 men’s NCAA championshipMatt York/Associated Press Whether or not a college basketball tournament will be played seems like a silly concern in the grand scheme of a pandemic, but it was huge news when the NCAA made the stunning yet unsurprising announcement Wednesday afternoon that fans …

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March Madness, college basketball’s $933m jewel, will be played without fans | Sport

March Madness, college basketball's $933m jewel, will be played without fans | Sport

NCAA president Mark Emmert says NCAA Division I basketball tournament games will not be open to the general public because of concerns about the spread of coronavirus. Emmert said in a statement Wednesday that he made the decision to conduct both the men’s and women’s tournaments, which begin next week, …

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NCAA tournament game in Baltimore held in empty gym for Covid-19 | Sport

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In what was believed to be the first US sports event held without fans because of the new coronavirus, a Division III men’s basketball NCAA tournament game was played Friday at an empty gym at Johns Hopkins University. Yeshiva University tipped off against Worcester Polytechnic Institute just after 2pm in …

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