SEC Cancels Championship Tournament

Sunday, 15 Mar, 2020

Earlier on Thursday, the conference announced the cancellation of the remainder of the 2020 Men's Basketball Tournament in Nashville. However, at the moment postseason plans across all of college basketball are uncertain.

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The Big Ten Conference announced their tournament is cancelled, effective immediately. The NCAA went a step further, as it canceled all all spring and winter championships.

The Mid-American Conference followed suit, ending play for men's and women's basketball tournament. However, that could very well change with several leagues canceling their tournaments and the National Basketball Association announcing its decision to suspend the season late Wednesday night.

"Following a call with our presidents and athletic directors and additional consultation with the City of NY, the Big East Conference has cancelled the remainder of our men's basketball tournament, effective immediately", the conference said in a statement.

The Big East Conference was the latest to cancel their tournaments.

The SEC announced Thursday afternoon that regular-season and championship competition "for teams in all sports" will be canceled until March 30 due to the spread of coronavirus.

"Mizzou supports the SEC and NCAA decision to limit spectators at events through the end of the month and will have additional information about this policy in advance of our next home games".