March Madness Cancelled?
Tuesday the Ivy League became the first major NCAA conference to cancel their tournament amidst the rising panic surrounding the coronavirus. With no conference tournament champion, Yale will advance to the NCAA tournament as regular-season conference champions along with Princeton University’s Women’s team.
Sources: The Ivy League has cancelled its conference tournament due to coronavirus.
Regular season champion Yale will go to the NCAA Tournament.
— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) March 10, 2020
Is this a sign of things to come? With many conference tournaments already underway, and about 15 more or so to go will any other conferences follow suit?
Would the NCAA cancel March Madness over the fear of the spread of coronavirus? Time will tell, but the way this panic is sweeping the nation I wouldn’t rule anything out quite yet.
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[…] Several conference tournaments are currently underway and will be continued as planned. The Big East, SEC, ACC, and Big 10 have yet to announce changes to their tournaments while the Mid-American Conference and the Big West Conferences have followed suit with the NCAA not allowing fans to attend. The Ivy League has already cancelled their conference tournament. […]