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Visit Omaha Staff Predict Economic Fallout From NCAA Decision

Mar 12, 2020

The NCAA's decision to close its basketball tournament to the public is expected to have a negative economic impact in Omaha.  Visit Omaha officials say the lack of a crowd at the upcoming games at the CenturyLink Center could mean a loss of five-million-dollars to local businesses including hotels and restaurants.  The NCAA announced yesterday that the upcoming basketball tournament will be closed to fans due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.