The NCAA announced today due to the coronavirus, the men's and women's National Championship tournament will be played without fans.

They go on to say that only essential staff and limited family attendance will be allowed to watch the games in person.

Joe Buglewicz/Getty Images
Joe Buglewicz/Getty Images

Many conference tournaments have been playing without fans so far including the Big West and Mid-American Conference.

With locations of tournament games all over the nation during March Madness the NCAA are trying to cover all their bases.

So if either the Montana State men's or women's basketball teams make the tournament they will be playing in front of thirty people, if they are lucky.

Folks will have to watch the games from home and that means TV ratings will soar.

For more details, check out ESPN.

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