2017 NCAA tournament auto-bids

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One team from every Division I conference earns an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament. These bids go to league tournament champions, including the Ivy League, which is hosting its first tourney this year at The Palestra in Philadelphia. While you may not be familiar with all of the mid-majors battling for invitations to the field of 68, this form of March Madness often is even more thrilling than the big bracket everyone gets excited about this time of year. Every automatic bid for the 2017 NCAAs is listed below. We'll keep it updated as they're handed out.

 
league tournament final winner
Ohio Valley Tennessee-Martin vs. Jacksonville State Jacksonville State
Atlantic Sun Florida Gulf Coast vs. North Florida Florida Gulf Coast
Missouri Valley Wichita State vs. Illinois State Wichita State
Big South Winthrop vs. Campbell Winthrop
CAA UNC-Wilmington vs. Charleston UNC-Wilmington
MAAC Siena vs. Iona Iona
Southern East Tennessee State vs. UNC Greensboro East Tennessee State
Horizon League Milwaukee vs. Northern Kentucky Northern Kentucky
Northeast St. Francis (PA) vs. Mount St. Mary's Mount St. Marys
Summit League South Dakota State vs. Omaha South Dakota State
West Coast Saint Mary's vs. Gonzaga Gonzaga
Patriot League Lehigh vs. Bucknell Bucknell
ACC Duke vs. Notre Dame Duke
America East Albany vs. Vermont Vermont
Big East Villanova vs. Creighton Villanova
Big Sky North Dakota vs. Weber State North Dakota
Big 12 West Virginia vs. Iowa State Iowa State
Big West UC Irvine vs. UC Davis UC Davis
Conference USA Middle Tennessee vs. Marshall Middle Tennessee
MAC Akron vs. Kent State Kent State
MEAC NC Central vs. Norfolk State NC Central
Mountain West Nevada vs. Colorado State Nevada
Pac-12 Oregon vs. Arizona Arizona
Southland New Orleans vs. Texas A&M-CC New Orleans
SWAC Texas Southern vs. Alcorn State Texas Southern
WAC Cal State-Bakersfield vs. New Mexico State New Mexico State
AAC SMU vs. Cincinnati SMU
Atlantic 10 Rhode Island vs. VCU Rhode Island
Big Ten Michigan vs. Wisconsin Michigan
Ivy League Princeton vs. Yale Princeton
SEC Kentucky vs. Arkansas Kentucky
Sun Belt Texas State vs. Troy Troy

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