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NWAC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championship Tournament canceled over coronavirus concerns

UPDATED: Thu., March 12, 2020

From staff reports

The NWAC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championship Tournaments have been canceled over coronavirus concerns, the conference announced Thursday.

The North Idaho College women won their opening-round game last week against Lower Columbia at Everett Community College before the tournament was originally postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

The NWAC announced Monday afternoon that both tournaments had been moved to Clackamas CC in Oregon City, Oregon, and Linn Benton CC in Albany, Oregon.

“We have made many efforts to continue the tournament but in the interest of public health the tournament has been canceled,” the conference said in a release.

The CC Spokane men played their first-round contest before the cancellation, beating Chemeketa 97-89. Garrett White paced the Sasquatch (23-6) with 35 points and 16 rebounds.

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