INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA Division II Women’s Basketball Committee announced today the field of 64 teams that will compete in the 2019 NCAA Division II Women’s Basketball Championship.
Twenty-four conferences have been awarded automatic qualification. The remaining 40 teams were selected at large by the committee.
Seven eight-team regionals will be played at on-campus sites March 15, 16 and 18. The South Central region will have two four-team sites as a result of a split regional with men’s basketball. Games will be played March 15, 16 and 19, with the championship game played at the site of highest remaining seed. The 2019 NCAA Division II Women’s Elite Eight will be held at Alumni Hall in Columbus, Ohio, March 26, 27 and 29. Ohio Dominican University and the Greater Columbus Sports Commission will serve as hosts.
Conferences that received automatic qualification are as follows:
Those institutions receiving at-large berths are, in alphabetical order, as follows:
Cal Poly Pomona
California University of Pennsylvania
Charleston (West Virginia)
Eastern New Mexico
Grand Valley State
St. Thomas Aquinas
Texas A&M Commerce
University of the Sciences
For more information about the championship, log on to ncaa.com.