SEC cancels men’s basketball tournament, suspends all sports through end of March

SEC cancels men’s basketball tournament, suspends all sports through end of March
March 4, 2020 Athens: Georgia guard Anthony Edwards walks off the court in his final home game during a 68-54 loss to Florida in a NCAA college basketball game on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, in Athens. Curtis Compton ccompton@ajc.com (Curtis Compton/Curtis Compton)

The Southeastern Conference has canceled its men’s basketball tournament and suspended all sports through the end of March.

The conference made the announcement Thursday afternoon in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

The Georgia men’s basketball team was supposed to play at 3:30 p.m. later today before the cancellation.

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Georgia’s spring sports will be suspended until March 30.


The SEC isn’t the only conference to cancel. Here is the list of other tournaments that have been canceled:

  • American
  • ACC
  • American
  • Atlantic 10
  • Big East
  • Big Ten
  • Big 12
  • Conference USA
  • Ivy League
  • MAC
  • Pac-12
  • SWAC
  • Sun Belt
  • WAC