BREAKING NEWS: March Madness is CANCELLED: NCAA calls off all major spring competitions - including the $1billion men's and women's basketball tournaments - over coronavirus fears
- Officials with the Big Ten, ACC, Big 12 and SEC conferences announced their tournaments were off, and other conferences were expected to follow suit
- The ACC tournament was already under way without fans. Top-seed Florida State was declared the winner in an empty arena after the announcement
- In Indianapolis, Big Ten officials scrapped the tournament less than 30 minutes before Michigan and Rutgers were scheduled to play in the first game of the day
- In New York City, the Big East Tournament began, but was then quickly cancelled
- It is being reported that MLB cancelled spring training Games. Season will start two weeks late.