NAIA cancels men’s basketball tournament at Sanford Pentagon

Tournament officials: Health & safety of players & public top priority

Exterior photo of the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D.

The NAIA announced today (Thursday) that effective immediately, it will be cancelling all remaining winter championship events, including those that are currently underway. This includes the DII Men’s Basketball National Championship held at the Sanford Pentagon.

The NAIA released the following statement in regards to the cancellations:

“The health and safety of our student-athletes, as well as all involved in our championship events, is the NAIA’s highest priority. We will continue to monitor COVID-19 developments and NAIA leadership will work closely with our member institutions to determine the best path forward for future NAIA events, including all spring 2020 championships.”

Please contact the Sanford Pentagon box office at (605) 312-7900 during normal office hours for questions about ticket refunds.

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