Championship Festival Go-Round: March 13, 2011, Selection Sunday

We're up to 27 qualifiers now...

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Today, we'll find out who the remaining 41 are...

On Saturday, 13 teams qualified for the NCAA Tournament. Here's a quick look of who did in order.

Conference USA: Memphis all but assured C-USA would be a one-bid league by defeating UTEP, 67-66, to advance.

America East: Boston U. took the lead for the first time when John Holland hit two free throws with just 2.4 to lead the Terriers from 15 down to beat Stony Brook, 56-54.

MEAC: Morgan State couldn't make it three trips in a row to the Tournament, as the Bears fell to Hampton, 60-55. That's the Pirates first bid since 2006.

Ivy: Princeton got a Doug Davis 14-footer at the buzzer to break Harvard's hearts and make the Tournament with a 63-62 win.

Southland: Texas-San Antonio held off regular season champ McNeese State, 75-72, to advance, most likely to the First Four, as they were the No. 7 seed in a lowly-rated conference.

Big 12: Kansas handled Texas, 85-73, to lock up a top seed, likely in the Southwest.

MAC: It took an overtime, but Akron defeated archrival Kent State,  66-65, to advance to the NCAAs.

Pac-10: This one also required an extra five minutes, which ended with Isaiah Thomas hitting a three at the buzzer to give Washington the crown, 77-75, over regular season champ Arizona.

Mountain West: San Diego State finally beat BYU, 72-54, in the final in Las Vegas. That win means the Aztecs will probably be the two seed out West.

Big West: Defending tournament champion UC Santa Barbara upended the top seed, Long Beach State, 64-56, to book a repeat trip to the Tournament.

SWAC: Alabama State prevented Grambling State from playing in their first-ever NCAA, 65-48. It's the Hornets' first bid in seven years.

Big East: Connecticut won their fifth game in five days to claim a surprising Big East crown, topping Louisville after being swept by the Cardinals in the regular season, 69-66.

WAC: The WAC will be a one-bid league this season as Utah State fought off a game Boise State squad, 77-69, to earn the conference's automatic bid.

Four more teams will earn automatic bids today, and at 6 p.m. ET we'll learn who the 38 at-larges are and where everyone is heading. More on today's schedule after the jump.

ACC Final

at Greensboro

This game airs on ACC Network and are streamed at TheACC.com in ACC Territory and appears on ESPN in the rest of the country.

No. 2 Duke Blue Devils vs. No. 1 North Carolina Tar Heels, 1 p.m. ET

The Tar Heels found themselves in another close one Saturday, needing overtime to eliminate Clemson, 92-87. That win, and Duke triumph over Virginia Tech sets up a rubber match between the two Tobacco Road rivals.

Atlantic 10 Final

at Atlantic City, NJ

No. 9 Dayton Flyers vs. No. 3 Richmond Spiders, CBS (1 p.m. ET)

Bubble team Richmond has its fate in its own hands after topping Temple in a thrilling second semifinal in Atlantic City. The Spiders' opponent will be ninth-seeded Dayton, who topped No. 12 St. Joseph's to advance to the final, where they will worry bubble teams from coast-to-coast.

SEC Final

at Atlanta

E2 Kentucky Wildcats vs. E1 Florida Gators, 1 p.m. ET

East runner-up Kentucky blew out Alabama in the first semifinal, a damaging loss for the Tide's NCAA hopes. The Wildcats will take on overall SEC regular season champ Florida, who defeated Vanderbilt, for the third time this season to reach the final. The Gators and Wildcats split their two meetings, with each team defending its homecourt.

Big Ten Final

at Indianapolis

No. 6 Penn St. Nittany Lions vs. No. 1 Ohio St. Buckeyes, CBS (3:30 p.m. ET)

Ohio State stayed alive for the top overall seed by eliminating archrival Michigan in the first semifinal. The Buckeyes will take on surprising Penn State in the final, as the Nittany Lions moved closer to a bid by handling Michigan State in the second semifinal of the day. 

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