win conference tournament or get an at-large bid
Yes. They could be chosen as an at-large bid (though that is very unlikely) but if they won their conference tournament and received an automatic bid they would make it.
Florida St. was selected as an at-large with a 6-10 conference record in 1998.
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They are not guaranteed an automatic berth. They must either win their conference tournament championship or have a win/loss record that is enough for an at-large bid.
Cities interested in hosting the NCAA tournament games submit a bid to the selection committee. Members visit and vote on each potential future site.
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Absolutely. The winner of the Mountain West Tournament gets an automatic bid into the NCAA Basketball Tournament. Other teams can also gain entry, if selected by the NCAA Selection Committee. The committee bases their choices on regular season record and strength of schedule, amongst other factors.
A total of 65 teams qualify for the tournament played in March and April. 31 teams earn automatic bids by winning their respective conference tournaments. Since the Ivy League does not conduct a post-season tournament, its automatic bid goes to the regular-season conference champion.The remaining 34 tournament slots are granted to at-large bids, which are determined by the Selection Committee, a special committee appointed by the NCAA. Teams whose tournament inclusion status via at-large bids are unclear are called being on the "bubble". The committee also determines where all sixty-five teams are seeded and placed in the bracket.When the Mountain West Conference was created in 1999, the winner of the Mountain West Conference Men's Basketball Tournament for the 1999-2000 season did not receive an automatic bid. As an alternative to eliminating an at-large bid, the NCAA expanded the tournament to 65 teams beginning in 2001. The #64 and #65 seeds play the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Opening Round Game (informally known as the "play-in game") on the Tuesday preceding the first weekend of the tournament.
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