Greg Byrne Confirms Fan Ban
Alabama Athletic Director Greg Byrne has issued a statement to the public confirming what SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey announced on SEC Network tonight. In addition to fans being banned from Bridgestone Arena for the SEC Basketball Tournament fans will be banned from athletic competitions on the campus at the University of Alabama until March 30.
Sankey said the SEC office would re-evaluate the threat of the COVID-19 Coronavirus at the end of March and determine if it is safe for fans to resume attending athletic events.
Alabama Softball team is scheduled to host the T-Town Showdown this weekend, a round robin style event against the likes of Texas, BYU and Bryant. Alabama Baseball is scheduled to host a weekend series against Missouri, the first SEC games of the season. Alabama Women's Soccer is scheduled to host Ole Miss on March 28 on campus.