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Wayne Cavadi | | March 5, 2023

Track every automatic bid to the 2023 NCAA DII men's basketball championship

Northwest Missouri State wins DII National Championship

The 2023 NCAA Division II men's basketball championship tournament is merely weeks away and the selection show is set for Sunday, March 5, 2022, at 11:00 p.m. ET, right here at Before the selection committee sits down to fill out the 64-team bracket, 23 conference champions will earn an automatic bid to this year's tournament. 

Eight regionals commence on March 11 to determine this season's DII Elite Eight. Those final eight teams will head to the Ford Center in Evansville, Ind., from March 21-25 to decide the 66th national champion in DII men's basketball history.

HISTORY: DII men's basketball programs with the most championships

If you are curious about how the DII men's basketball tournament works, our essential guide to the tournament should answer all your questions

However, before the NCAA DII tournament can begin, there are some automatic bids to be decided. 

The complete schedule and champion from every DII men's basketball conference tournament:

Scroll to the right to view the complete table.

CACC Caldwell Feb. 28, March 4-5 Jefferson
CCAA Cal State San Bernardino March 2-4 Turlock, CA
CIAA Winston-Salem State Feb. 21-25 Baltimore, MD
Conference Carolinas Emmanuel (GA) Feb. 26, March 3-5 Spartanburg, SC
ECC St. Thomas Aquinas March 1, 4-5 Highest seed
GAC Southern Arkansas March 2-5 Shawnee, OK
GLIAC Northern Michigan March 1, 4-5 Highest remaining seed
GLVC McKendree March 2-5 TBD
G-MAC Ashland Feb. 28-March 4 Highest remaining seed
GNAC Northwest Nazarene March 2-4 Bellingham, WA
GSC West Alabama Feb. 28-March 5 Birmingham, AL
LSC West Texas A&M March 2-5 Frisco, TX
MEC West Liberty March 1-5 Wheeling, WV
MIAA Northwest Missouri State March 1-5 Kansas City, MO
NE10 Saint Anselm  Feb. 24, 26, March 1, 4 Highest remaining seed
NSIC MSU Moorhead Feb. 22-28 Sioux Falls, SD
PacWest Point Loma March 2-4 Chaminade, HI
PBC Augusta March 2-3, 5 No. 1 seed
PSAC Indiana (PA) Feb. 27, March 1, 4-5 Highest remaining Eastern Division seed
RMAC Fort Lewis Feb. 28, March 3-4 TBD
SAC Catawba March 1, 4-5 Greenville, SC
SIAC Miles Feb. 25-March 4 Savannah, GA
SSC Nova Southeastern Feb. 28, March 2, 5 Highest seed

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