SEC alert when it comes to coronavirus concerns and the men’s basketball tournament

Published: Mar. 10, 2020 at 10:56 AM CDT
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SEC leaders said they will monitor all developments when it comes to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Right now the league has not changed the schedule of events related to the men’s basketball tournament in Nashville. It will go on as scheduled.

The SEC website includes this statement:

We remain alert to any circumstances that could warrant adjustments for the health and well-being of our student-athletes, fans and other participants. We are in continued communication with public health officials and remind everyone to be attentive to everyday preventive actions identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (

At this time, the SEC plans to implement the following health precautions at Bridgestone Arena from Wednesday, March 11 to Sunday, March 15.

Similar preventive measures will be taken at the SEC Gymnastics Championship March 21 in Duluth, Georgia:

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