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Brief: SEC cancels remainder of spring sports, ends several Gamecock seasons

The Southeastern Conference announced on Tuesday that it will cancel all spring sports competitions and championships due to COVID-19 concerns. This ends the season for many Gamecocks sports, including baseball and softball.

The SEC also canceled all spring football games and pro days, but all other team activities, such as "team and individual practices, meetings and other organized gatherings," are still suspended through April 15.

"This is a difficult day for all of us, and I am especially disappointed for our student-athletes," SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey said in a press release on Tuesday. "The health and well-being of our entire conference community is an ongoing priority for the SEC as we continue to monitor developments and information about the COVID-19 virus."

This comes after the SEC previously announced all spring sports were to be suspended until April 15.

Other Gamecocks sports affected by this decision include men's and women's golf, men's and women's tennis, swimming and diving, equestrian and track and field.

This article will be updated as more information becomes available.


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