NCAA tourney selections by conference

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You probably heard about the Big East receiving 11 teams in the NCAA tournament field. But did you know the Colonial Athletic Association got three, which was as many as the Mountain West and one less han the ACC and Pac-10?

Here’s a complete listing of the tourney selections by conference, as compiled by the AP.

America East (1) — Boston University

Atlantic Coast (4) — Clemson, Duke, Florida State, North Carolina

Atlantic Sun (1) — Belmont

Atlantic 10 (3) — Richmond, Temple, Xavier

Big East (11) — Cincinnati, Connecticut, Georgetown, Louisville, Marquette, Notre Dame, Pittsburgh, St. John’s, Syracuse, Villanova, West Virginia

Big Sky (1) — Northern Colorado

Big South (1) — UNC Asheville

Big Ten (7) — Illinois, Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State, Penn State, Purdue, Wisconsin

Big 12 (5) — Kansas, Kansas State, Missouri, Texas, Texas A&M

Big West (1) — UC Santa Barbara

Colonial Athletic Association (3) — George Mason, Old Dominion, Virginia Commonwealth

Conference USA (2)— Memphis, UAB

Horizon (1) — Butler

Ivy (1) — Princeton

Metro Atlantic (1) — St. Peter’s

Mid-American (1) — Akron

MEAC (1) — Hampton

Missouri Valley (1) — Indiana State

Mountain West (3) — BYU, San Diego State, UNLV

Northeast (1) — Long Island University

Ohio Valley (1) — Morehead State

Pacific-10 (4) — Arizona, Southern Cal, UCLA, Washington

Patriot (1) — Bucknell

Southeastern (5) — Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Vanderbilt

Southern (1) — Wofford

Southland (1) — Texas-San Antonio

SWAC (1) — Alabama State

Summit (1) — Oakland (Mich.)

Sun Belt (1) — Arkansas-Little Rock

West Coast (1)— Gonzaga

Western Athletic (1) — Utah State