A few minutes before the start of the match between Texas Tech and Texas the cancellation of the “Phillips 66 Big 12 Championships” was communicated due to the spread of the Covid-19 virus, known as coronavirus.
This was confirmed by the experts of the NCAA and the players themselves.
The stop was also confirmed by Big 12 on its social channels:
The @Big12Conference has announced the immediate suspension of all Conference championships until April 15, resulting in the cancellation of the Phillips 66 Big 12 Basketball Championships.
Conducting future Big 12 championships this season will be evaluated by April 15. pic.twitter.com/HIGxfSrlLn
— Big 12 Conference (@Big12Conference) March 12, 2020