The Big Ten men’s basketball tournament in Indianapolis has been canceled due to COVID-19, the conference announced March 12.

Opening-round games (Minnesota-Northwestern and Indiana-Nebraska) were played March 11, but the rest of the tournament was called off before a noon tip-off between Rutgers and Michigan March 12. The championship game was to be held March 15.

Maryland finished the regular season 14-6 in the Big Ten, earning a share of the title with Wisconsin and Michigan State. The Terps were the No. 3 seed in the Big Ten tournament and were set to play the Penn State-Indiana winner at 9 p.m. March 13.

The NCAA announced March 11 that the NCAA Tournament would be played with only essential personnel present and no spectators.

Maryland head coach Mark Turgeon tweeted the following after the Big Ten tournament was officially canceled:

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