SEC extends in-person activities suspension, allowing virtual film sessions


UK huddles up before the start of the game. University of Kentucky men’s basketball team lost to Auburn 77-71 in the Elite Eight round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday, March 31, 2019, at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

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The Southeastern Conference has a new update on its suspensions amid the coronavirus pandemic. 

The league previously suspended all in-person athletic activities, including team and individual practices, meetings, camps and coaches clinics, until April 15. Now, a statement made by the SEC says that date will extend through at least May 31.

The update also says that virtual film sessions that don’t include physical activity are will be allowed up to four hours a week. That has been extended from the previous two hours a week.