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Wayne Cavadi | | March 6, 2022

Track every automatic bid to the 2022 NCAA DII women's basketball tournament

Wayne Cavadi's top second-half storylines for DII women's basketball

The 2022 NCAA DII Women's Basketball Tournament is set to tip off on March 11. The bracket will be announced right here on at 10 p.m. ET on Sunday, March 6. Before the selection committee reveals the 64 teams in the hunt for the 2022 national championship, 23 conference champions will earn an automatic bid to this year's tournament. 

The 2022 women's DII Elite Eight will be held March 21-25 in Birmingham, Alabama. However, before the regional rounds and DII Elite Eight can begin, there are some automatic bids to be decided. 

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

CACC USciences March 1, 5-6 Caldwell, NJ
CCAA Cal State East Bay March 3-5 Arcata, CA
CIAA Lincoln (Pa) Feb. 22-26 Baltimore, MD
Conference Carolinas Barton Feb. 27-March 6 Spartanburg, SC
ECC Daemen March 2, 5-6 Queens, NY
GAC Southwestern Oklahoma State March 3-6 Shawnee, OK
GLIAC Ferris State March 2, 5-6 Highest remaining seed
GLVC Drury Feb. 28, March 3-6 Edwardsville, IL
G-MAC Ashland March 1-5 Highest remaining seed
GNAC Central Washington March 3-5 Lacey, WA
GSC Union (TN) March 1, 5-6 Birmingham, AL
LSC West Texas A&M March 1-6 Frisco, TX
MEC Charleston (WV) March 2-6 Wheeling, WV
MIAA Fort Hays State March 2-6 Kansas City, MO
NE10 Bentley Feb. 25, 27 and March 3,6 Highest remaining seed
NSIC Minnesota Duluth Feb. 23, 26-March 1 Sioux Falls, SD
PacWest Azusa Pacific March 3-5 Fresno, CA
PBC North Georgia March 2-6 Highest remaining seed
PSAC Gannon Feb 28, March 2, 5-6 Highest remaining Western Division seed
RMAC MSU Denver March 1, 4-5 Highest remaining seed
SAC Carson-Newman March 2, 5-6 Greenville, SC
SIAC Benedict Feb. 28-March 5 Rock Hill, SC
SSC Tampa March 1, 3 and 6 Highest remaining seed

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