UPDATE: MHSAA announces they've suspended all winter tournaments

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EAST LANSING, MI (WILX) -- The MHSAA has announced that all winter tournaments are suspended, effective immediately and indefinitely, according to a post on their website.

The MHSAA said the cancellation comes amidst coronavirus concerns.

The Ice Hockey, Girls Gymnastics and Lower Peninsula Boys Swimming & Diving Finals had been scheduled for this weekend, while the Girls and Boys Basketball Tournaments are midway through earlier rounds of their playoff progressions.

“Based on the events of the last 48 hours and with things changing by the minute, we believe we have no choice but to suspend our winter tournaments immediately,” MHSAA Executive Director Mark Uyl said. “This is a suspension until we have a better handle on the situation. The health and welfare of everyone involved is our number one priority.”

Uyl said more information and updates will be coming over the next few days.

To watch Uyl speaking on the suspension, click here.

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