All remaining winter events also were shut down by the CAA.
Hofstra players crushed as NCAA Tournament is canceled
Coach Joe Mihalich had to tell his team that because of the coronavirus, the Pride won't be able to participate in March Madness after qualifying for the first time since 2001.
NCAA cancels March Madness due to coronavirus pandemic
The NCAA also cancelled all other remaining winter and spring championships.
Empty arenas but full hearts for Hofstra's basketball team
The NCAA decision to bar most spectators from its March Madness tournament doesn't take away the Pride's joy that it will be playing in it for the first time since 2001.
Watch: Hofstra men's basketball talks NCAA tournament berth
The Hofstra University men's basketball talks about qualifying for the 2020 NCAA tourament -- the team's first tournament berth since 2001.
Photos: Hofstra vs. Northeastern in the CAA Championship
Hofstra and Northeastern competed for the CAA championship on Tuesday March 10, 2020 in Washington D.C.
Hofstra reaches NCAA Tournament for first time in 19 years
Desure Buie scored a game-high 20 points, including 10 critical points in the final four minutes, to guide Hofstra to its first NCAA Tournament berth since 2001.
Pemberton, 3-point shooting drive Hofstra into CAA final
This group believes it has the stuff to be the one that finally wins a CAA championship and earns Hofstra's first NCAA Tournament berth since 2001.
Hofstra has second half it can take pride in
The top-seeded Pride got past some early butterflies, clamped down on defense and defeated Drexel, 61-43, to reach the CAA Tournament semifinals.
Buie, Pemberton, Mihalich seek elusive CAA Tournament crown
The Pride have been stopped just short of an NCAA automatic bid twice in the last four years.
Radio broadcaster Ed Ingles dies at 87
In a career spanning 60 years of radio broadcasting, Ingles had been the sports director of WCBS, had been a commentator for New York Jets games and St. John's basketball and had covered golf, tennis, horse racing, auto racing and several Olympics.