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Bowlsby: Big 12 limiting fan access to Big 12 tournament beginning with Thursday games

After five hours of conversations and phone calls Wednesday afternoon, Big 12 Conference commissioner Bob Bowlsby announced that the conference was implementing a “limited access” policy for the Big 12 tournament beginning Thursday. By Matt Tait

Afternoon

NCAA announces upcoming basketball tournaments will be played without fans in attendance

NCAA tournament games will not be open to the general public because of concerns about the spread of coronavirus. NCAA President Mark Emmert said Wednesday that he made the decision to conduct both the men's and women's tournaments, which begin next week, with only essential staff and limited family in attendance.

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Notebook: Marcus Garrett ailing as top-ranked Kansas preps for Big 12 tournament

There will be basketball played at Sprint Center this week, but how big of a role fans and a couple of Jayhawks will play remains to be seen. By Matt Tait

KU baseball falls to Iowa in series finale

The Kansas baseball team dropped the final game of the series to Iowa, 3-1, on Wednesday afternoon at Duane Banks Field.

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Benton Smith: Jayhawks focusing on positives while bracing for bizarre March Madness

Kansas City, Mo. — At Sprint Center on Wednesday afternoon for a pre-Big 12 Tournament shootaround in front of thousands of empty seats, the No. 1-ranked Kansas Jayhawks got a little preview of what the unconventional version of March Madness that awaits them. At least in terms of the atmosphere. By Benton Smith

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Bowlsby: Big 12 limiting fan access to Big 12 tournament beginning with Thursday games

After five hours of conversations and phone calls Wednesday afternoon, Big 12 Conference commissioner Bob Bowlsby announced that the conference was implementing a “limited access” policy for the Big 12 tournament beginning Thursday. By Matt Tait

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NCAA announces upcoming basketball tournaments will be played without fans in attendance

NCAA tournament games will not be open to the general public because of concerns about the spread of coronavirus. NCAA President Mark Emmert said Wednesday that he made the decision to conduct both the men's and women's tournaments, which begin next week, with only essential staff and limited family in attendance.