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BREAKING: Big East tournament cancelled

Val Ackerman finally concedes to the inevitable.

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“We felt like we didnt a dramatic pull the plug gesture of pulling the players in the middle of the game...but we felt it wasn’t appropriate to resume play after halftime.” That was Val Ackerman on canceling the Big East tournament. As of this point, Xavier v. DePaul was the final game of the Big East season. Xavier lost it to cap off a string of three straight losses to end the season. Were the NCAA tournament going to happen, that would be very worrisome.

As of now our editorial position is that the NCAA tournament will not be played. We will do our level best to keep our site and Twitter as up to date as possible with breaking news. For Ackerman in full, see below.