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Ohio University basketball players warm up in an empty arena without fans before an NCAA college basketball game against Akron in the Mid-American Conference men's tournament, Thursday, March 12, 2020, in Cleveland..
Ohio University basketball players warm up in an empty arena without fans before an NCAA college basketball game against Akron in the Mid-American Conference men’s tournament, Thursday, March 12, 2020, in Cleveland. The Mid-American Conference tournament was cancelled Thursday.[AP Photo | Tony Dejak]

Ohio Players Get in One Last Run After MAC Tourney Canceled

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio got in one last run after its season ended.

The Bobcats were on the floor warming up to play Akron when the Mid-American Conference basketball tournament was canceled.

The MAC was one of several leagues around the country to scrap games as concern grew over the coronavirus pandemic.

After learning of the cancellation, the Ohio players stayed on the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse floor and scrimmaged.

Ohio coach Jeff Boals said his players were disappointed but understood the magnitude of the situation.