INDIANAPOLIS —The NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Committee announced today the field of 64 teams that will compete in the 2019 NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Championship.
Twenty-four conferences have been awarded automatic qualification. The remaining 40 teams were selected at large by the committee.
Six of the regional tournaments, consisting of eight teams each, will be conducted March 16, 17 and 19 at regional sites. The south central regional will be conducted March 15, 16 and 19. The west regional will be conducted March 15, 16 and 18. The eight regional champions will advance to the quarterfinals in conjunction with the 2019 NCAA Division II Men’s Elite Eight at the Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana.
Those institutions receiving at-large berths are, in alphabetical order, as follows:
Cal Poly Pomona
Colorado School of Mines
Dallas Baptist University
Minnesota State Mankato
Missouri Southern State
Queens (North Carolina)
St. Cloud State
St. Thomas Aquinas
South Carolina Aiken
Southeastern Oklahoma State
Ferris State defeated Northern State, 71-69, to win the 2018 NCAA Division II Men’s Elite Eight championship game in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
For more information about the championship, log on to NCAA.com.