NCAA Cancels Remaining Winter and Spring Championships

Coronavirus cancels major sporting events

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) -Today, NCAA President Mark Emmert and the Board of Governors canceled the Division I men’s and women’s 2020 basketball tournaments, as well as all remaining winter and spring NCAA championships.

Reports: NCAA has canceled men’s and women’s basketball tournaments, including March Madness due to COVID-19
Reports: NCAA has canceled men’s and women’s basketball tournaments, including March Madness due to COVID-19 (Source: NCAA Twitter)

This decision is based on the evolving COVID-19 public health threat, our ability to ensure the events do not contribute to spread of the pandemic, and the impracticality of hosting such events at any time during this academic year given ongoing decisions by other entities.

Courtesy: NCAA

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