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2014 Automatic Bids

  1. NCAA Tournament Primer: Western Michigan Broncos

    Mar 16, 2014, 3:13 AM EST

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    They won’t be trendy, but find out why Western Michigan can pull an upset.

  2. NCAA Tournament Primer: New Mexico State Aggies

    Mar 16, 2014, 2:37 AM EST

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    Get to know New Mexico State and their 7-foot-5 center, Sim Bhullar.

  3. NCAA Tournament Primer: Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks

    Mar 16, 2014, 2:04 AM EST

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    Can the Lumberjacks extend their 28-game winning streak?

  4. NCAA Tournament Primer: Tulsa Golden Hurricane

    Mar 15, 2014, 2:16 PM EST

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    Get to know all of the NCAA Tournament’s automatic bids here. Conference: Conference USA Coach: Danny Manning Record: 21-12 (13-3 Conference USA) Rankings and Ratings: – Kenpom: 76 – RPI: 81 – AP/USA Today: Not ranked Seeding?: Louisiana Tech was a No. 12 seed in Dave Ommen’s latest bracket projection, and Tulsa should end up being…

  5. 2014 NCAA Tournament Primer: American Eagles

    Mar 12, 2014, 10:00 PM EST

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    Back in October the American Eagles were picked to finish ninth in the 10-team Patriot League. Wednesday night, Mike Brennan’s team punched its ticket to the NCAA tournament.

  6. NCAA Tournament Primer: Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers

    Mar 11, 2014, 10:06 PM EST

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    Get to know the Northeast Conference tournament champs!

  7. NCAA Tournament Primer: Wofford Terriers

    Mar 11, 2014, 12:05 AM EST

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    Wofford is heading back to the NCAA tournament for the third time in the last five years.

  8. NCAA Tournament Primer: Delaware Blue Hens

    Mar 10, 2014, 9:56 PM EST

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    Can the Fightin’ Joe Bidens make their way out of the NCAA tournament’s opening round?

  9. NCAA Tournament Primer: Manhattan Jaspers

    Mar 10, 2014, 9:43 PM EST

    George Beamon

    The MAAC was one of the best mid-major conferences this season, but will that translate into an upset for Muh-hat-en?

  10. NCAA Tournament Primer: Mercer Bears

    Mar 9, 2014, 5:16 PM EST

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    Mercer took the Atlantic Sun title from #DunkCity, but find out why the Bears can make their own run in the Big Dance.

  11. NCAA Tournament Primer: Coastal Carolina Chanticleers

    Mar 9, 2014, 2:12 PM EST

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    The Chanticleers have the best nickname and the best color scheme in the tournament. Can that translate into a win?

  12. NCAA Tournament Primer: Eastern Kentucky Colonels

    Mar 8, 2014, 9:24 PM EST

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    Marcus Lewis is one of the names that you HAVE to know in March. Find out why.

  13. NCAA Tournament Primer: Harvard Crimson

    Mar 7, 2014, 9:38 PM EST

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    Meet Harvard, the first team to wrap up a spot in the 2014 NCAA tournament.