At long last, the field is set

The last five tournament championships went down today……..

Big 12:

Iowa State surprised Texas, 61-51.


Drake routed Belmont, 89-71.


Sacred Heart downed FDU, 72-60.


Holy Cross outlasted Boston U, 66-61.


Monmouth upset Towson, 80-55.

Then the field of 68 was announced:


Top seeds are South Carolina, Virginia Tech, Indiana and Stanford.

The breakdown.

Why the Cardinal are a No. 1 seed.

Bracket winners and losers.

Tournament schedule


The WNIT field has been announced

NCAA tournament news:

Historical breakdown, year by year.

The “Bird and Taurasi show” will be back for the tourney.

College team news:

A first-time No. 1 seed, the Hoosiers are glad to see more parity in the game.

The Gamecocks are riding another stingy defense into the Tournament.

Stanford will play Friday at home.

Washington State earned its highest tournament seed at No. 5.

College coach news:

Courtney Banghart on North Carolina’s surprisingly low seed.

Larry Vickers’ shift to women’s hoops has propelled Norfolk State to new heights.