When Ryan Monsevalles, director of player personnel and analytics, first started working for the Texas baseball team as a student video manager, he was part of a three-man crew. Now, the entire operation is transformed.
The NCAA has canceled not only the Division I men’s and women’s 2020 basketball tournaments, but all remaining winter and spring NCAA Championships entirely, NCAA President Mark Emmert said in a statement Thursday afternoon.
One day after the Big 12 announced its annual men’s and women’s basketball conference tournaments would be closed off to fans due to concerns about COVID-19, the conference announced the tournaments would be cancelled entirely.
The University of Texas is postponing all events at the Frank Erwin Center in the immediate future in response to concerns over COVID-19, UT Athletics Director Chris Del Conte announced in a press release Thursday morning.
Three former Longhorns filed a class-action lawsuit against the NCAA, the NCAA Board of Governers and former Texas track and field coach John Rembao, alleging that the NCAA neglects to protect student-athletes from sexual harassment or sexual contact from coaches.