The Big Ten announced shortly before the opening tip of Thursday action that the remainder of its men’s basketball tournament has been canceled.
The league had previously decided to proceed without fans but adjusted course in a developing situation.
The full statement by the Big Ten is below.
BIG TEN STATEMENT
The Big Ten Conference announced today that it will be canceling the remainder of the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament, effective immediately.
The Big Ten Conference will use this time to work with the appropriate medical experts and institutional leadership to determine next steps for moving forward in regard to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The main priority of the Big Ten Conference continues to be the health, safety and wellness of our student-athletes, coaches, administrators, fans and media as we continue to monitor all developing and relevant information on the COVID-19 virus.
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