NCAA conference tournaments: Schedule and results for 2019‘s automatic bids

By – The Washington Times – Sunday, March 10, 2019

For many Division I basketball teams — the ones you don’t hear about until this time of year, the ones whose conferences rarely if ever send more than one team to the big dance — it’s the most important week of the season.

Winning your conference tournament means earning that precious automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.

Take last year’s University of Maryland-Baltimore County Retrievers team. They were the second seed in the America East Tournament, but defeated No. 1 Vermont to advance to the national tournament — then defeated a much greater No. 1, Virginia, the next week.

Below is the schedule of all 32 conference tournaments for this season, and results will be updated daily to reflect which teams punched their tickets. Bookmark this page and check back to follow along.


Saturday, March 9:

Ohio Valley champion: Murray State (77-65 win over Belmont)

Sunday, March 10:

Atlantic Sun champion: Liberty (74-68 win over Lipscomb)

Big South champion: Gardner-Webb (76-65 win over Radford)

Missouri Valley champion: Bradley (57-54 win over Northern Iowa)


ACC: March 12-16, Charlotte, North Carolina

America East: March 9-16, campus sites

American: March 14-17, Memphis, Tennessee

Atlantic 10: March 13-17, Brooklyn, New York

Big 12: March 13-16, Kansas City, Missouri

Big East: March 13-16, New York

Big Sky: March 13-16, Boise, Idaho

Big Ten: March 13-17, Chicago

Big West: March 14-16, Anaheim, California

Colonial Athletic: March 9-12, Charleston, South Carolina

C-USA: March 13-16, Frisco, Texas

Horizon: March 11-12, Detroit

Ivy: March 16-17, Yale University

MAAC: March 7-11, Albany, New York

Mid-American: March 11-16, Cleveland

MEAC: March 11-16, Norfolk, Virginia

Mountain West: March 13-16, Las Vegas

Northeast: March 6-12, campus sites

Pac-12: March 13-16, Las Vegas

Patriot: March 5-13, campus sites

SEC: March 13-17, Nashville, Tennessee

Southern: March 8-11, Asheville, North Carolina

Southland: March 13-16, Katy, Texas

Summit: March 9-12, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Sun Belt: March 12-17, New Orleans

SWAC: March 12-16, Birmingham, Alabama

WAC: March 14-16, Las Vegas

West Coast: March 7-12, Las Vegas

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