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KU Athletics limits fans allowed inside Allen Fieldhouse

The Kansas Jayhawks host the Baylor Bears during an NCAA college basketball game at Allen...
The Kansas Jayhawks host the Baylor Bears during an NCAA college basketball game at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kan., Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann)(WIBW)
Published: Oct. 26, 2020 at 5:24 PM CDT
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LAWRENCE, Kan. (WIBW) - With the college basketball season about a month away, the crowds at Allen Fieldhouse will be noticeably different from years past.

KU Athletics confirmed to 13 News that there will be a limited number of fans allowed inside to watch Jayhawks basketball. A cap has been placed permitting only 1,500 fans into the arena.

Allen Fieldhouse has a full capacity of 16,300 people. At 1,500 fans allowed inside, that is under 10% of the arenas full capacity.

KU fans are known for packing the phog for men’s basketball games. The Jayhawks have a streak of over 300 consecutive home sellouts.

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