(UPDATE) NJCAA National Tournaments suspended, tentative start date on April 20

The NJCAA released an updated statement on Thursday regarding the Men's and Women's Basketball NJCAA National Tournaments.

  • The NJCAA Women's Basketball Division II National Tournament has been suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic. The tournament has a tentative start date set for Monday, April 20. It was originally scheduled to be played from Mar. 17-21.
  • The Pima Community College women's basketball earned the opportunity to play in the Division II National Tournament in Port Huron, MI.
  • "We have two main objectives in this situation- first and foremost is to protect the health and safety of our student-athletes, coaches, college personnel and fans," NJCAA President and CEO Dr. Christopher Parker said in the NJCAA released statement. "Second is to make sure out student-athletes receive the national championship experience that they have worked so hard for."

Read the full statement from the NJCAA and complete comments from Dr. Christopher Parker, the NJCAA President and CEO