Can ‘bubbles’ protect athletes, save the college basketball season?
The NBA bubble has held. So has the NHL’s bubble. In this unprecedented landscape of sports in a pandemic world, one indisputable fact has emerged: bubbles work. Thousands of tests, minimal to no positive COVID-19 test results.
So as the NCAA gets set announce its plans for the 2020-21 college basketball season, there are clear precedents and blueprints in place should it decide to go the bubble route. “It’s certainly viable,”says one marketing analyst.