A tournament without spectators? MAC plans announcement today

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said Tuesday afternoon that large indoor sporting events should not permit spectators to contain spread of coronavirus.

At 4 p.m., MAC had made no new announcement on its tournament, which starts at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland Wednesday. Yesterday MAC statement had said tourney would go on.

A league source told wbbFlashes that the MAC could have a new statement as early as 5:30 today.

The statement said the league was monitoring the situation daily. Here’s the full text:

Mac statement

The Kent State women’s team is scheduled to play Buffalo at about 8 p.m. Wednesday. It’s the last of four quarterfinal games that day.

The KSU men play Ball State at about 8 Thursday, again the last of four games. Semifinals are Friday for men and women. Finals are Saturday.

All games will be broadcast or streamed on ESPN+, the CBS Sports Channel (men’s semifinals and women’s finals) and ESPN2 (men’s finals).


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