Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Selection Sunday Score Card

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Selection Sunday Score Card

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Keeping track of the bracket ins and outs as the time nears to fill the 68-team NCAA men's tournament field for 2012:

ALREADY IN

Teams that have won their conference tournaments and the automatic bids that go with them. Note: The Ivy League does not hold a postseason tournament, awarding its automatic bid to the regular- season champion.

School__ Conference__ W-L__ Skinny

UNC-Asheville__ Big South__ 24-9__ Back-to-back titles

Belmont__ Atlantic Sun__ 27-7__ On 14-game win streak

Colorado__ Pacific-12__ 23-11__ Only rep from bad Pac-12?

Creighton__ Missouri Valley__ 28-5Doug McDermott (23.2 ppg)

Davidson__ Southern__ 25-7__ Beat Kansas this season

Detroit__ Horizon__ 22-13__ Dick Vitale's old school

Harvard__ Ivy__ 26-4__ First bid since 1946

Lehigh__ Patriot__ 26-7Led by C.J. McCollum (21.9)

Long Beach State__ Big West__ 25-8__ 2-3 vs. Top 25 opponents

Long Island__ Northeast__ 25-8__ Averages 81 points/game

Loyola (Md.)__ MAAC__ 24-8__ First trip since '94

Lamar__ Southland__ 23-11__ Pat Knight's rant worked

Louisville__ Big East__ 26-9__ 2nd Big East title

Memphis__ Conference USA__ 26-8__ Has won 20 of past 23

Miss. Valley State__ SWAC__ 21-12__ Fifth trip to the dance

Missouri__ Big 12__ 30-4__ One to go (to the SEC) on

Montana__ Big Sky__ 25-6__ Team-record 14 Ws in row

Murray State__ Ohio Valley__ 30-1__ No. 11 in AP Top 25

New Mexico__ Mountain West__ 27-6__ Coached by Steve Alford

Norfolk State__ MEAC__ 25-9__ Strength of schedule: 308

Ohio__ Mid-American__ 27-7__ School-record for wins

Saint Mary's__ West Coast__ 27-5No. 1 in West's best league

South Dakota St.__ Summit__ 27-7__ Only 4th year in Division I

Vermont__ America East__ 23-11__ 2nd trip in three years

VCU__ Colonial Athletic__ 28-6__ '11 Cinderella returns

Western Kentucky__ Sun Belt__ 15-18__ 20th sub-.500 team

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Locks

Baylor

Duke

Florida State

Florida

Georgetown

Indiana

Kansas

Kentucky

Marquette

Michigan

Michigan State

North Carolina

Notre Dame

Ohio State

Syracuse

Temple

Wichita State

Wisconsin

Probables

Alabama

BYU

California

Cincinnati

Connecticut

Gonzaga

Iowa State

Kansas State

Long Beach State

Purdue

Saint Louis

South Florida

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