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List of teams with an automatic bid to the 2022 NCAA Tournament

Here is a running list of every team that has won their league, and will be playing in March Madness in 2022.

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March Madness is here, and the NCAA Tournament field is starting to be filled in with conference tournament champions.

Of the 68 spots available in the 2022 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship, 32 belong to the winners of their Division I conference. The other 36 are selected as at-large berths from the NCAA Men’s Basketball Committee on Sunday, March 13th.

Four of the 32 automatic bids will head to Dayton, Ohio for the First Four, where two teams will advance to the rest of the tournament. The other 28 will be sent directly to one of the eight first round sites across America.

Here is the complete list of conference tournament winners to the 2022 NCAA Tournament, with all 32 teams guaranteed a place in March Madness:

Automatic bids


ACC: Virginia Tech
America East: Vermont
Atlantic 10: Richmond
Atlantic Sun: Jacksonville State (winner Bellarmine is ineligible)
Big 12: Kansas
Big East: Villanova
Big Sky: Montana State
Big South: Longwood
CAA: Delaware
CUSA: UAB
Horizon League: Wright State
Ivy League: Yale
MAC: Akron
MAAC: Saint Peter’s
MEAC: Norfolk State
Missouri Valley: Loyola-Chicago
Mountain West: Boise State
Northeast: Bryant
Ohio Valley: Murray State
Pac-12: Arizona
Patriot League: Colgate
SEC: Tennessee
SoCon: Chattanooga
SWAC: Texas State
Southland: Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
Summit League: South Dakota State
Sun Belt: Georgia State
WAC: New Mexico State
WCC: Gonzaga

Automatic bids still to be decided

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