BREAKING: SEC, AAC, BIG-12, BIG-10, PAC-12, ACC Tournaments Cancelled


NCAA Basketball Tournament - Second Round - Virginia v Florida

Breaking news this morning that the college basketball world continues to be rocked by the pandemic of the COVID-19 virus. The Big-12, Big-10, PAC-12, SEC, AAC, ACC have all cancelled their post season men's basketball tournaments. There are also several reports that the Big East Conferences will follow.

(via SEC Communications) - Based on the latest developments and the continued spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Southeastern Conference today announced the cancellation of the remainder of the 2020 Men's Basketball Tournament in Nashville.

"We understand that this decision will be disappointing to our student-athletes and coaches who have been preparing all season to compete in this event as well as viewers at home," said SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey. "While this was not an easy decision, the health and well-being of our entire SEC community is of paramount importance."

The SEC's regular season champion, the University of Kentucky, will be awarded the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.

The SEC will provide additional updates on other scheduled SEC championship events as they become available. The SEC reminds everyone to be attentive to everyday preventive actions identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (www.cdc.gov).

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