CNN Time Free Email US Sports Baseball Pro Football College Football 1999 NBA Playoffs College Basketball Hockey Golf Plus Tennis Soccer Motorsports Womens More Inside Game Scoreboards World
MLB Playoffs
Rugby World Cup
Century's Best
Swimsuit '99

 Fantasy Central
 Inside Game
 Multimedia Central
 Your Turn


  Power of Caring
  presented by CIGNA

 This Week's Issue
 Previous Issues
 Special Features
 Life of Reilly
 Frank Deford
 Subscriber Services
 SI for Women

 Trivia Blitz
 Free Email

 Turner Sports

 CNN/SI Travel
 Golf Pro Shop
 MLB Gear Store
 NFL Gear Store

 Sports Parents
 Buzz World
 Shorter Reporter

 About Us
College Basketball

NCAA Men's Automatic Bids

Posted: Sunday March 07, 1999 08:30 PM

Schools that have received automatic bids to the NCAA basketball tournament. All bids are by virtue of conference tournament championships with the exception of the Ivy League and the Pacific-10 conference, which do not conduct postseason tournaments:

Alcorn State, Southwestern Athletic Conference
Arkansas State, Sun Belt Conference
College of Charleston, Southern Conference
Connecticut, Big East Conference
Creighton, Missouri Valley Conference
Delaware, America East Conference
Detroit, Midwestern Collegiate Conference
Duke, Atlantic Coast Conference
Florida A&M, Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
George Mason, Colonial Athletic Association
Gonzaga, West Coast Conference
Kansas, Big 12 Conference
Kent, Mid-American Conference
Kentucky, Southeastern Conference
Lafayette, Patriot League
Michigan State, Big Ten Conference
Mount St. Mary's, Northeast Conference
Murray State, Ohio Valley Conference
New Mexico State, Big West Conference
North Carolina Charlotte, Conference USA
Pennsylvania, Ivy League Conference
Rhode Island, Atlantic 10 Conference
Samford, Trans America Athletic Conference
Siena, Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
Stanford, Pacific-10 Conference
Texas-San Antonio, Southland Conference
Utah, Western Athletic Conference
Valparaiso, Mid-Continent Conference
Weber State, Big Sky Conference
Winthrop, Big South Conference

Copyright 2003 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

To the top

Copyright © 1999 CNN/SI. A Time Warner Company.
All Rights Reserved.

Terms under which this service is provided to you.
Read our privacy guidelines.