KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Big 12 canceled the remainder of its men’s and women’s basketball tournament on Thursday.
Other power conferences, including the the Big Ten, ACC, PAC 12 and SEC also canceled their tournaments.
“The Big Ten, Big 12 and the SEC tournaments announced they were off, and other conferences were expected to follow suit,” the Associated Press said.
Those who bought tickets to the Big 12 Tournament will be reimbursed, Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby said.
The conference also announced that it is cancelling all conference championship related activities until April 15. It has not made a universal decision about spring football.
Use the video player to see a portion of the official announcement from Bowlsby.
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