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Conference USA cancels basketball tournament due to coronavirus

Tydus Verhoeven anchors UTEP defense El Paso Times

Conference USA has canceled its basketball tournaments, the league announced in a one-sentence press release Thursday morning.

"Conference USA announced today that it will be canceling the remainder of the 2020 Basketball Championships, effective immediately," the release said.

In a reply to a follow-up, the league said "Yet TBD" when asked how C-USA will allocate it's automatic bids to the NCAA tournament, if there is one.

One hour later, C-USA released another statement saying, "Effective immediately, all spring sport competition for Conference USA institutions is suspended until further notice.