INDIANA, Pa. (KDKA) – Joining the list of sporting events that will have spectator limits over concerns of coronavirus, is the NCAA Division-II Men’s and Women’s Basketball Atlantic Region Championships.

That tournament will be played at Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Kovalchick Convention & Athletic Complex on IUP’s campus.

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IUP Athletics made the decision on Wednesday to limit the event to essential staff and family members.

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“It was our hope for everyone to share in the success of the teams we are hosting this weekend at IUP,” said IUP Director of Athletics Todd Garzarelli. “All of us understand the disappointment of fans and students-athletes but our decision was made in the best interest of public health.”

They are planning to refund all tickets purchased in full.

IUP also announced that the tournament would be streamed live on their website, IUPAthletics.com.

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