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Wayne Cavadi | NCAA.com | March 8, 2020

Here are all 23 automatic bids for the 2020 DII women's basketball championship tournament

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Fayetteville State stunned Bowie State at the 75th Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association tournament, earning the Broncos the first automatic bid to the 2020 DII women's basketball championship. Twenty-two other teams will punch their tickets between March 3-8 to the 2020 bracket by winning their respective conference tournaments. 

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Here's where you can find the schedule as well as all 23 conference tournament champions that earn automatic bids to the NCAA DII bracket.

The 2020 DII women's basketball championship automatic bids

We will know the entire 2020 NCAA DII women's basketball tournament field on Sunday, March 8 when the 2020 selection show airs right here on NCAA.com at 10:00 p.m. ET. Three weeks of regional rankings will come to fruition as 64 teams are selected to the bracket. Twenty-three will already know their fate from winning their respective conference tournament and earning an automatic qualification into the 2020 NCAA DII tournament.

You can follow those conference championships below. 

DII women's basketball: 2020 conference tournament schedules and automatic qualifiers

Conference Tournament dates Final site Winner
CACC March 3-8 USciences Jefferson
CC March 3-8 Wofford Limestone
CCAA March 3-7 UCSD UC San Diego
CIAA Feb. 25-27 Charlotte, NC Fayetteville State
ECC Mar. 4-8 Dist. of Columbia Daemen
GAC March 5-8 Bartlesville, OK Southeastern Oklahoma State
GLIAC March 3, 7-8 Highest seed Ashland
GLVC March 5-8 SIUE Drury
GNAC March 5-7 Seattle Pacific Alaska Anchorage
G-MAC March 3-7 Highest seed Walsh
GSC March 3, 7-8 Birmingham, AL Union
LSC March 3-8 Frisco, TX Lubbock Christian
MEC March 4-8 Wheeling Glenville State
MIAA March 4-8 Kansas City, MO Central Missouri
NE10 Feb. 28 - March 8 Highest seed Stonehill
NSIC Feb. 26-March 3 Sioux Falls, SD St. Cloud State
PacWest March 5-7 Azusa Pacific Hawaii Pacific
PBC March 4, 7-8 Highest seed Lander
PSAC March 2, 4, 7-8 Highest seed, West Division Gannon
RMAC March 3, 6-7 Highest seed Colorado Mesa
SAC March 4, 7-8 Greenville, SC Tusculum
SIAC March 2-7 Rock Hill, SC Benedict
SSC March 3-8 Highest seed Eckerd

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