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DII Men's Basketball tournament field announced

INDIANAPOLIS -- The NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Committee on Sunday announced the field of 64 teams that will compete in the 2014 NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Championship.

Twenty-two conferences have been awarded automatic qualification. The remaining 42 teams were selected at large by the committee.

Seven of the regional tournaments, consisting of eight teams each, will be conducted March 15, 16 and 18 at regional sites. The West regional will be conducted March 14, 15 and 17. The eight regional champions will advance to the quarterfinals in conjunction with the 2014 NCAA Division II Men’s Elite Eight at the Ford Center in Evansville, Ind.

Conferences that received automatic qualification are as follows:

California Collegiate Athletic Association -- Cal State Stanislaus

Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference -- Philadelphia

Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association -- Livingstone

Conference Carolinas -- Limestone

East Coast Conference -- Bridgeport

Great American Conference -- Harding

Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference -- Findlay

Great Lakes Valley Conference -- Southern Indiana

Great Northwest Athletic Conference -- Seattle Pacific

Gulf South Conference -- North Alabama

Heartland Conference -- Texas A&M-International

Lone Star Conference -- Tarleton State

Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association -- Missouri Southern State

Northeast-10 Conference -- Southern Connecticut State

Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference -- Minnesota State Mankato

Pacific West Conference -- Chaminade

Peach Belt Conference -- South Carolina Aiken

Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference -- East Stroudsburg

Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference -- Metro State

South Atlantic Conference -- Lincoln Memorial

Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference -- Tuskegee

Sunshine State Conference -- Florida Southern

Those institutions receiving at-large berths are, in alphabetical order, as follows:

Anderson (S.C.)

Arkansas-Fort Smith

Arkansas Tech




Cal Poly Pomona

Cal State Bernardino

Cal State Chico

California Baptist


Central Missouri

Charleston (W. Va.)

Colorado Mines

Delta State

Dixie State


Fort Hays State

Franklin Pierce

Georgia Southwestern


Glenville State

Georgia Regents Augusta

Indiana (Pennsylvania)


Lake Superior State

Le Moyne

Michigan Tech

Midwestern State


New Haven

Northwest Missouri State

Saint Leo

Saint Anselm

St. Mary's (Texas)


Colorado-Colorado Springs

West Alabama

West Chester

West Liberty

Winona State


Drury defeated Metro State 74-73 to win the 2013 NCAA Division II Men’s Elite Eight championship game in Atlanta, Ga.

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