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BIG EAST cancels spring sport championships

Marquette Athletics 2019-20 season ends. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)
March 12, 2020

NEW YORK CITY — The BIG EAST Conference announced a cancellation of all 2020 spring sports competitions Thursday because of COVID-19. This decision is effective immediately and it follows the NCAA's...

BREAKING: NCAA cancels March Madness

Markus Howard (0) high-fives fans after his final game at Fiserv Forum Feb. 29.
March 12, 2020

NEW YORK CITY — The National Collegiate Athletic Association canceled both Division I men's and women's 2020 basketball tournaments, along with remaining winter and spring championships, due to the threat...

BREAKING: BIG EAST cancels men’s basketball tournament

Markus Howard standing at Madison Square Garden during last season's BIG EAST Tournament.
March 12, 2020

NEW YORK CITY — With No. 9-seeded St. John’s leading No. 1 Creighton 38-35 at halftime, the conference decided to cancel the BIG EAST Tournament due to the coronavirus outbreak. "We're living in...

Marquette suspends in-person classes, instruction to be completed online

There have been six confirmed cases of the disease in Wisconsin.
March 12, 2020
Students who live in residence halls and university-owned apartments are directed not to return to campus before April 10, the release said.

BIG EAST Tournament continues at MSG despite NCAA ruling

Val Ackerman speaks to the media about COVID-19 at the BIG EAST awards ceremony.
March 11, 2020

NEW YORK CITY — To end the conference's awards ceremony, BIG EAST Commissioner Val Ackerman addressed how the league plans to deal with the rapid spread of coronavirus during this week's conference tournament. "We...

Update on classes, spring break expected Thursday amid Coronavirus outbreak

Update on classes, spring break expected Thursday amid Coronavirus outbreak
March 11, 2020
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee extended its spring break by one week and is moving classes online.

Certain study abroad programs canceled amid coronavirus concerns

The Duomo di Milano is located in Milan, Italy, one of the worst regions affected by the coronavirus. 

Photo courtesy of Emma Tomsich
March 3, 2020
Numerous programs were cancelled due to coronavirus, including a program in China, a program in South Korea and various locations in Italy.
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