NCAA cancels remaining winter, spring championships

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – The NCAA President and Board of Governors have officially canceled Division 1 men’s and women’s 2020 basketball tournaments.

Additionally, all remaining winter and spring NCAA championships have been canceled.

This will include NCAA Men’s and Women’s Rifle Championships and Diving Championships set to take place at UK this weekend.

It will also include the track and field, swimming and diving, gymnastics, men’s golf, women’s golf, men’s tennis, women’s tennis, softball and baseball championships in which UK teams were eligible to compete.

The decision to cancel the tournaments evolved from the COVID-19 threat to public health, and organizers’ investment in containing the spread of the illness.