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ACC Tournament cancels remainder of games

The announcement of cancellation comes after a press conference held by ACC Commissioner John Swofford, who said the situation of holding games was "fluid."

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The ACC Tournament has canceled the remainder of games, per the ACC Official Twitter account. This decision comes on the heels of a number of other conference tournaments cancelling their games amid coronavirus concerns. 

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"Following additional consultation with the league's presidents and athletic directors, and in light of the continue conversations surrounding the fluidity of COVID-19, the Atlantic Coast Conference will immediately cancel the reminder of the 2020 ACC Tournament," the conference said in a statement. 

The conference said No. 4 Florida State will represent the league as ACC champions in the NCAA Tournament.

Swofford held a press conference earlier Thursday, in which he said the games would be played but the situation remained fluid. The conference says they are disappointed for the student-athletes, schools and fans but overall health and safety are a priority.

No. 15 Louisville was scheduled to play Thursday at 9 p.m. 

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