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Wednesday’s Arizin: Masks on the court? (Jan. 6)

Boston U and Holy Cross played a game where everyone — players on the court included — wore face coverings. Is this the start of a trend?

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On Tuesday, Boston University and Holy Cross played what’s believed to be the first game where all players on both teams had to wear a mask, even while they were playing on the court.

This past fall, some high school leagues across the country made face coverings during competition mandatory. Is this a trend we’ll see moving forward? Should this be adopted?

The “news”:

Boston University, Holy Cross don masks on court during Tuesday’s basketball game | Clutch Points
The first NCAA men’s basketball game in which both teams wore masks during play.

COVID-19 proving to be Villanova’s toughest opponent | Philadelphia Inquirer
It hasn’t been an easy last few weeks for the Wildcats.

Villanova women’s basketball set to take on Seton Hall on Wednesday afternoon | Villanova Athletics
The Wildcats (7-2) are prepping to take on the Pirates (3-2).

Big East Power Rankings entering the New Year | Busting Brackets
With nearly a month and a half of hoops under our belts, Big East Basketball is starting to come into form. How do the teams stack as the league turns the page to the new year?

10 best historic March Madness arenas ranked |’s Andy Katz ranked his top 10 historic March Madness sites for the NCAA tournament.

Indiana Sports Corp: ‘Fans could be limited at NCAA Tournament’ | 107.5 The Fan
There is both a consensus and a hope for limited fans at the 2021 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament in Indiana, according to the Indiana Sports Corp.