NCAA Basketball Tournament - West Regional - Anaheim

ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 30: Davide Moretti #25 of the Texas Tech Red Raiders drives to the basket against Brandon Clarke #15 and Rui Hachimura #21 of the Gonzaga Bulldogs during the second half of the 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament West Regional at Honda Center on March 30, 2019 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (CBS46) -- The NCAA announced Thursday it would cancel the men's and women's basketball tournaments along with all other winter and spring championships over COVID-19 coronavirus.

"NCAA President Mark Emmert and the Board of Governors canceled the Division I men's and women's 湖北福彩精彩十分网点 basketball tournaments, as well as all remaining winter and spring NCAA championships," the NCAA said in a statement.

The move comes less than 24 hours after the collegiate sports governing body initially said it would limit attendance at the tournament to key personnel and players. However, the tone shifted immediately after the NCAA made it's Wednesday announcement when the NBA suspended its' season.

That set off a chain of major sports leagues deciding to suspend play for the time-being. With the NCAA now joining, all major professional sports in the United States are either suspended or will be played in front of no fans for the foreseeable future.

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