Wednesday, March 11, 2020
BREAKING!!! KANSAS CITY FANS NOT ALLOWED AT BIG 12 TOMORROW AMID COVID-19 PRECAUTION!!!
Local newsies TELL US THAT MOST FANS WON'T BE ALLOWED to attend the Big 12 after today and KCMO leaders look HORRIBLE for waiting for other people to make a tough call -- Meanwhile, COVID-19 is now "officially" ruled a pandemic and here's an appropriate reaction:
Fox News: NCAA men's and women's basketball tournaments to take place 'with only essential staff and limited family attendance'
“The NCAA continues to assess the impact of COVID-19 in consultation with public health officials and our COVID-19 advisory panel. Based on their advice and my discussions with the NCAA Board of Governors, I have made the decision to conduct our upcoming championship events, including the Division I men’s and women’s basketball tournaments, with only essential staff and limited family attendance,” Emmert said in a statement.
LOCAL IMPACT . . .
Fans not allowed at Big 12 games after Wednesday
Fans banned from rest of Big 12 tournament in Kansas City due to coronavirus fears
Big 12 to limit access to tournament games beginning Thursday
Fans will not be allowed at the games beginning Thursday. Cheerleaders and pep bands also will not be allowed.
Developing . . .