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:
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).