AAC Men’s basketball tournament canceled due to Coronavirus concerns

UConn Huskies

FORT WORTH, Texas (WTNH) — The American Athletic Conference announced Thursday that the men’s basketball tournament scheduled to start Thursday will not be played due to concerns about the spread of Coronavirus.

UConn Associate Athletic Director, Pat McKenna issued the following statement Thursday:

I am supportive of the American’s decision to cancel its men’s basketball conference tournament amid concerns surrounding the COVID-19 coronavirus.  This decision was made to protect the well-being of our student athletes, fans and staff and ensuring their well-being is our top priority.   

Pat McKenna, Associate Athletic Director, UConn

The Huskies had been slated to play Tulane Thursday.

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