This report has been updated multiple times on Thursday, March 12.
As the sports world continues to react and navigate around COVID-19, reports are streaming out that multiple conference basketball championships are being cancelled.
Just about all of the conference tournaments have been cancelled as of Thursday morning, including the ACC, which joined the SEC, Pac 12, Big Ten, and Big 12.
The ACC Tournament has been cancelled. pic.twitter.com/3QG89DlYEB— Streaking the Lawn (@STL_UVA) March 12, 2020
ALERT: 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.— Southeastern Conference (@SEC) March 12, 2020
Conference USA has officially announced the cancellation of the remainder of the 2020 Air Force Reserve C-USA Basketball Championships, effective immediately. pic.twitter.com/tBrrJVhAFN— Conference USA (@ConferenceUSA) March 12, 2020
The @Big12Conference has announced the immediate suspension of all Conference championships until April 15, resulting in the cancellation of the Phillips 66 Big 12 Basketball Championships.— Big 12 Conference (@Big12Conference) March 12, 2020
Conducting future Big 12 championships this season will be evaluated by April 15. pic.twitter.com/HIGxfSrlLn
The Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament has been cancelled, multiple sources tell @247Sports.— Evan Daniels (@EvanDaniels) March 12, 2020
The Big Ten Tournament is cancelled.— Brendan Quinn (@BFQuinn) March 12, 2020
A-10 tourney. Canceled.— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanHoops) March 12, 2020
Conference-USA has cancelled its conference tournament, per a league official.— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) March 12, 2020
BREAKING: The AAC tournament is going to be cancelled, per a source. First domino to fall.— Dan Wolken (@DanWolken) March 12, 2020
The MAC Men's Basketball Tournament has been cancelled, a source tells @247Sports.— Evan Daniels (@EvanDaniels) March 12, 2020
Still no word on whether the NCAA Tournament will go on without spectators or if it will continue as planned.
Some have clamored that this is an overreaction. Others are entirely supportive of the move. What’s your take?