‘Twas the night before the Selection Show…..

Final Dance tickets punched today:

Big upset in the MVC: Missouri State over Drake, 94-79.

The Ivy League Championship belongs to Princeton, after they downed Penn, 65-54.

FGCU routed Liberty, 72-49, for the ASUN title.

Radford overcame Liberty, 57-45, for their first Tourney appearance in 23 years for the Big South Conference.

Bucknell ran by American, 66-54, for the Patriot League ‘Chip.

Abilene Christian held off Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, 69-68, for the Southland crown and their first trip to the Tournament.

Robert Morris defeated St. Francis, 65-54, for their first NEC Championship.

NCAA Tournament news:

The seven Tournament bubble teams are: Arkansas, Auburn, Indiana, Ohio, Tennessee, TCU and UCF.

Longest active Tournament appearances streaks.

Best Tournament performances.

Thomas More beat Bowdoin last night to claim the DIII Championship.

College team news:

Iowa is likely to get a two seed in the Tourney.

Will Louisville get a one seed?

Maryland is headed into the Dance motivated by one loss.

Big performance fluctuations make Michigan State a mid-seed in the Tournament.

Kansas State appears finally to be in the NCAA Tournament.

Will Ohio still make it to the bracket?

College player news:

No one rattles Asia Durr – not even her mom.

For UC Davis senior forward Morgan Bertsch, anything is possible.


Some of the game’s greats reflect on Title IX author Birch Bayh.

Ohio State great Katie Smith is now calling the shots.