INDIANAPOLIS -- The NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball Committee announced on Monday the field of 62 teams for the 2015 NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball Championship.
Forty-three conferences have been granted automatic qualification for the 2015 championship, while 19 other at-large teams from the remaining independent teams and automatic-qualifying conferences who did not receive their conference automatic qualification (Pool C) were selected by using specific selection criteria approved by the Division III Championships Committee.
Two first-round games will be conducted Thursday, March 5 with the winners advancing to play Saturday, March 7 against teams that received first-round byes. Fourteen sites will host four teams for first and second-round competition Friday-Saturday, March 6-7. Second-round winners will advance to one of four sectional-round sites March 13-14. Winners of the four sectional games will advance to the semi-finals and finals March 20 and 21. All games, except the semifinals and finals, will be played on the campuses of competing institutions. The semifinals and finals will be conducted at the Salem Civic Center in Salem, Virginia.