WIAA makes changes to boys state basketball tournament, limits number of tickets per player

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MADISON, Wis. — General admission tickets will not be available for the WIAA Boys State Basketball Tournament in response to the novel coronavirus.

The tournament is scheduled for March 19-21 at the Kohl Center on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

While competition is expected to continue, teams will be allotted a specified number of tickets per roster member, according to a release from UW-Madison.

Local and state public health officials are encouraging groups to limit large gatherings in light of COVID-19.

The limit on the number of tickets is designed to reflect social distancing recommendations from public health officials, said Meredith McGlone, a spokeswoman for UW-Madison.

Tickets will be given to each team for distribution. The limit on the number of tickets is designed to reflect social distancing recommendations from public health officials, McGlone said.

UW-Madison discourages non-essential personal travel.

The State Boys & Girls Basketball Tournaments will be televised and streamed live. More information and local listings can be found on the WIAA website.

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