NEW YORK (AP) -- NCAA The NCAA has canceled its men's and women's basketball tournaments because of the spread of coronavirus.
The 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.
Definitely didn’t think this would be how my time at UW ends. It’s been an amazing ride the past 5 years. Thanks to everyone who has helped make me the player I am today. #OnWisconsin pic.twitter.com/YJ6b7hGpv5— Brevin Pritzl (@LilB_Pritz1) March 12, 2020