BREAKING: SEC cancels basketball tournament over COVID-19 concerns

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LSU guard Javonte Smart (1) works inside around Alabama guard Kira Lewis Jr. (2) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt)

NASHVILLE, TN (NBC Local 33(Fox 44) – One of college sports’ premiere conferences has announced the cancellation of their basketball tournament.

The SEC says competition in Nashville is cancelled over concerns of coronavirus, according to a post on Twitter: “Based on the latest developments and the continued spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Southeastern Conference today announced the cancellation of the remainder of the 2020 Men’s Basketball Tournament in Nashville”

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