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March Madness: NCAA Tournaments canceled due to coronavirus

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Published: Mar. 12, 2020 at 10:00 PM EDT
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The NCAA has canceled its men's and women's basketball tournaments because of the spread of coronavirus.

The unprecedented move puts an abrupt end to the season less than a month before champions were to be crowned.

The decision comes a day after the NCAA announced the games that were scheduled to start next week would go on but played in mostly empty arenas.

That plan was scrapped as every major American sports league from the NBA to MLB put the brakes on its season due to concerns about the pandemic.

The NCAA canceled all of its spring championships in every sport, which include hockey, baseball and lacrosse.

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3/12/2020 5:40:54 PM (GMT -4:00)

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