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Kansas and Virginia drop out of conference tournaments due to positive COVID cases

Mar 12, 2021 - Axios.com

The ACC and Big 12 Conferences suffered COVID-related setbacks on Friday with announcements that the University of Virginia and University of Kansas' men's basketball teams had withdrawn from their respective conference tournaments, citing positive tests inside the programs.

Why it matters: The cancellations of the two semifinal games illustrate the continued threat the coronavirus poses to team sports, even as the country's vaccine campaign ramps up. "The withdrawals ... immediately put ...