The Southeastern Conference announced Thursday morning that the remainder of the SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament has been cancelled in a message sent out on social media:

Based on the latest developments and the continued spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Southeastern Conference today announced the cancellation of the remainder of the 2020 Men’s Basketball Tournament in Nashville.

Arkansas was slated to play South Carolina later this evening after defeating Vanderbilt Wednesday night.

UPDATE 11:35 A.M.

Based on the latest developments and the continued spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Southeastern Conference today announced the suspension of regular season competition for teams in all sports on SEC campuses, as well SEC championship events, until March 30.

This does not apply to teams and individuals in NCAA competition, at this time.

The SEC reminds everyone to be attentive to everyday preventive actions identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention