NCAA: Only essential staff and limited family allowed at basketball tournaments

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FILE – In this Wednesday, March 18, 2015 file photo, The NCAA logo is on the court as work continues at The Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh. Imagine an NCAA Tournament with no fans in the arenas. What normally would be thought an impossibility isn’t so far-fetched as the United States and the rest of the world attempt to contain the spread of the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)

(WKRN) — NCAA President Mark Emmert released a statement on Wednesday afternoon stating that only limited family attendance and essential staff will be allowed at men’s and women’s basketball tournaments due to the spread of COVID-19.

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