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ACC cancels tournament, names champion

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Thursday it is canceling the rest of the 2020 ACC Tournament.

For NCAA tournament qualification purposes, Florida State will represent the league as ACC Champion, according to officials from the ACC.

Here is the full statement:

“Following additional consultation with the league’s presidents and athletic directors, and in light of the continued conversations surrounding the fluidity of COVID-19, the Atlantic Coast Conference will immediately cancel the remainder of the 2020 ACC Tournament. For NCAA Tournament automatic qualification purposes, Florida State will represent the league as the ACC Champion. We are disappointed for our student-athletes, schools and fans to have to make this decision; however, the overall health and safety of all involved is the priority.”

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