DII Men's Basketball Field of 64 Announced
INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA Division II Men’s Committee announced today the field of 64 teams that will compete in the 2023 NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Championship.
Twenty-three conferences have been awarded automatic qualification. The remaining 41 teams were selected at large by the committee.
Seven of the eight regional tournaments, consisting of eight teams each, will be conducted March 11, 12 and 14 while one regional tournament also consisting of eight teams will be conducted March 10, 11 and 13. The eight regional champions will advance to the quarterfinals in conjunction with the 2023 NCAA Division II Men’s Elite Eight. The quarterfinal, semifinal and championship games will be conducted at the Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana, March 21, 23 and 25.
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Conferences that received automatic qualification are as follows:
California Collegiate Athletic Association: Cal State San Bernardino
Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Caldwell
Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association: Winston-Salem State
Conference Carolinas: Emmanuel College (Georgia)
East Coast Conference: St. Thomas Aquinas College
Great American Conference: Southern Arkansas
Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference: Northern Michigan
Great Lakes Valley Conference: McKendree
Great Midwest Athletic Conference: Ashland
Great Northwest Athletic Conference: Northwest Nazarene
Gulf South Conference: West Alabama
Lone Star Conference :West Texas A&M
Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association: Northwest Missouri State
Mountain East Conference West Liberty
Northeast-10 Conference: Saint Anselm College
Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference: Minnesota State University Moorhead
Pacific West Conference: Point Loma
Peach Belt Conference: Augusta University
Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference: Indiana (Pennsylvania)
Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference: Fort Lewis College
South Atlantic Conference: Catawba College
Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference: Miles College
Sunshine State Conference: Nova Southeastern
For more information about the championship, log on to NCAA.com.