College Basketball 2020: Adjusting to No Fans

As reported in Arena Digest, by Kevin Reichard, the landscape of college basketball looks quite different in 2020. Programs are adjusting, however, with many selling cardboard cutouts.

“With COVID-19 pandemic rates continuing to rise, college basketball and hockey programs are looking at a 2020-2021 NCAA season with no fans in the stands, in another financial blow to beleaguered budgets.With the NCAA Division I college basketball season set to begin Nov. 25, athletic departments are under the gun to make decisions about how they handle crowds for athletic competitions,” Reichard says in the article.
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David Keech
Author: David Keech

David Keech is a math teacher in Wisconsin Rapids and public address announcer for Abbotsord High School. He officiates basketball, baseball, and softball in central Wisconsin. He has reported on amateur sports since 2011, known as 'KeechDaVoice.' David can be reached at [email protected]