HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Mississippi is now the only state under the NCAA postseason ban after South Carolina removed the confederate flag.
Mississippi and South Carolina were the only states under an NCAA ban because of the confederate emblems in the state flags, according to a Washington Post article from 2007.
The ban set in place in 2001 prohibited both states from holding predetermined championships, according to the article.
The NCAA posted the following statement on their website Thursday afternoon after the bill was signed to remove the Confederate flag in South Carolina:
Phil Bryant has said that he will not call a special session regarding the confederate emblem on the state flag.