A Comprehensive List of US Sporting Events Cancelled By Coronavirus

Last updated: 3/12/2020: 2:15 PM CT

In the interest of keeping track of the number of sporting events that have been cancelled (or played in an empty arena) due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus, below is a comprehensive list of all Professional and NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball cancellations. This list will be updated as more cancels happen.

Update 3/12/2020: 2:45 PM CT: Everything is cancelled except the NCAA Tournament. That was quick.

Update 3/12/2020: 3:30 PM CT: And now the NCAA Tournament. Thanks for reading.

Total number of cancelled events: 11

Total number of cancelled seasons: 4

Total number of empty arena events: 22

Total number of events moved to new venues: 6

Date of cancellation
Date of event
Sport
League
Teams
Location
Notes
3/4/2020
3/5/2020
Basketball
NCAA Men's (WAC)
Seattle University vs Chicago State
Seattle, WA
Cancelled
3/4/2020
3/7/2020
Basketball
NCAA Men's (WAC)
Utah Valley vs Chicago State
Orem, UT
Cancelled
3/4/2020
3/7/2020
Basketball
NCAA Men's (WAC)
Seattle University vs UMKC
Seattle, WA
Cancelled
3/4/2020
3/5/2020
Basketball
NCAA Women's (WAC)
Chicago State vs Seattle University
Chicago, IL
Cancelled
3/4/2020
3/7/2020
Basketball
NCAA Women's (WAC)
Chicago State vs Utah Valley
Chicago, IL
Cancelled
3/5/2020
3/6/2020
Basketball
NCAA Men's (D3 Tournament)
Yeshiva, WPI, Penn State-Harrisburg, Johns Hopkins
Baltimore, MD
Empty arena
3/8/2020
3/9/2020
Tennis
ATP
BNP Paribas Open
Indian Wells, CA
Cancelled
3/10/2020
3/14/2020
Basketball
NCAA Men's (Ivy League)
Yale, Harvard, Princeton, Penn
Boston, MA
Cancelled
3/10/2020
3/13/2020
Basketball
NCAA Women's (Ivy League)
Princeton, Penn, Yale, Columbia
Boston, MA
Cancelled
3/10/2020
Spring 2020
All
NCAA (Division 3)
Amherst, Middlebury Colleges
Amherst, MA and Middlebury, VT
Cancelled
3/10/2020
Spring 2020
All
NCAA (Patriot League)
Loyola (MD) Greyhounds
Baltimore, MD
Empty arena
3/10/2020
3/12/2020
Basketball
NCAA Men's (MAC)
MAC Conference Tournament
Cleveland, OH
Empty arena
3/10/2020
3/12/2020
Basketball
NCAA Women's (MAC)
MAC Conference Tournament
Cleveland, OH
Empty arena
3/11/2020
3/12/2020
Basketball
NBA
Golden State Warriors vs Brooklyn Nets
San Francisco, CA
Empty arena
3/11/2020
3/24/2020
Baseball
MLB
SF Giants vs Oakland Athletics (Exhibition)
San Francisco, CA
Cancelled
3/11/2020
3/26/2020
Baseball
MLB
Seattle Mariners vs Texas/Minnesota
Seattle, WA
Moved
3/11/2020
3/21/2020
Soccer
MLS
Seattle Sounders vs FC Dallas
Seattle, WA
Cancelled
3/11/2020
3/15/2020
Football
XFL
Seattle Dragons vs LA Wildcats
Seattle, WA
Empty arena
3/11/2020
3/17/2020
Basketball
NCAA
All NCAA Tournament Games
Various
Empty arena
3/11/2020
3/12/2020
Hockey
NHL
Columbus Blue Jackets vs Pittsburgh Penguins
Columbus, OH
Empty arena
3/11/2020
3/15/2020
Basketball
NCAA
All NIT Games
Various
Empty arena
3/11/2020
3/15/2020
Basketball
NCAA
All CBI games
Various
Cancelled
3/11/2020
3/12/2020
Basketball
NCAA (Big Ten)
Big Ten Tournament
Indianapolis, IN
Empty arena
3/11/2020
3/12/2020
Basketball
NBA
All games
Various
Cancelled
3/11/2020
3/12/2020
Basketball
NCAA (American)
AAC Tournament
Fort Worth, TX
Empty arena
3/11/2020
3/12/2020
Basketball
NCAA (ACC)
ACC Tournament
Greensboro, NC
Empty arena
3/11/2020
3/12/2020
Basketball
NCAA (Atlantic 10)
A10 Tournament
New York, NY
Empty arena
3/11/2020
3/12/2020
Basketball
NCAA (Big East)
Big East Tournament
New York, NY
Empty arena
3/11/2020
3/12/2020
Basketball
NCAA (Big XII)
Big XII Tournament
Kansas City, MO
Empty arena
3/11/2020
3/12/2020
Basketball
NCAA (Big West)
Big West Tournament
Anaheim, CA
Empty arena
3/11/2020
3/12/2020
Basketball
NCAA (MEAC)
MEAC Tournament
Norfolk, VA
Empty arena
3/11/2020
3/12/2020
Basketball
NCAA (Pac 12)
Pac 12 Tournament
Las Vegas, NV
Empty arena
3/11/2020
3/12/2020
Basketball
NCAA (SEC)
SEC Tournament
Nashville, TN
Empty arena
3/11/2020
3/12/2020
Basketball
NCAA (Southland)
Southland Tournament
Katy, TX
Empty arena
3/11/2020
3/12/2020
Basketball
NCAA (SWAC)
SWAC Tournament
Birmingham, AL
Empty arena
3/12/2020
3/12/2020
Basketball
NCAA (Sun Belt)
Sun Belt Tournament
Birmingham, AL
Empty arena
3/12/2020
3/12/2020
Lacrosse
NLL
All Games
Various
Cancelled
3/12/2020
3/12/2020
Everything
Everything
Everything
Various
Cancelled

2 thoughts on “A Comprehensive List of US Sporting Events Cancelled By Coronavirus”

  1. Thanks, had originally opted not to include but will include them with today’s update. Thanks for commenting so I know what people want to see 🙂

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