Fans to be allowed at Big 12 Tournament

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Published: Feb. 19, 2021 at 6:11 PM CST
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Kansas City will host the Big 12 Tournament in 2021.

The Kansas City Sports Commission says it will allow fans to attend the Big 12 Basketball Championships at 20% capacity.

“The Big 12 Conference is continuing to move forward with planning for the 2021 Phillips 66 Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championship in Kansas City; and we appreciate the collaboration of the Kansas City Sports Commission, T-Mobile Center, Municipal Auditorium, local health and government officials in this effort,” said the Big 12 Conference.

The news came as Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas announced less stringent COVID-19 restrictions for Kansas City.

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