2014 NCAA tourney: Tickets punched

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March Madness has begun, with conference tournaments taking place all over the country. Here is a running list of the teams that have earned an automatic bid to the 2014 NCAA men's basketball tournament. Check back for additions as title games go final, and visit our Champ Week home page for updated brackets and all the latest from a week of wall-to-wall hoops.

Louisville Cardinals
Conference: American
Record: 29-5
Ticket-clincher: Louisville 71, Connecticut 61
Leading scorer: Russ Smith (18.2 PPG)
Tournament appearance: 40th (First since: 2013)

Albany Great Danes
Conference: America East
Record: 18-14
Ticket-clincher: Albany 69, Stony Brook 60
Leading scorer: Peter Hooley (15.7 PPG)
Tournament appearance: 4th (First since: 2013)

Virginia Cavaliers
Conference: ACC
Record: 28-6
Ticket-clincher: Virginia 72, Duke 63
Leading scorer: Malcolm Brogdon (12.3 PPG)
Tournament appearance: 18th (First since: 2012)

Mercer Bears
Conference: Atlantic Sun
Record: 26-8
Ticket-clincher: Mercer 68, Florida Gulf Coast 60
Leading scorer: Langston Hall (14.7 PPG)
Tournament appearance: 3rd (First since: 1985)

Saint Joseph's Hawks
Conference: Atlantic 10
Record: 24-9
Ticket-clincher: Saint Joseph's 65, Virginia Commonwealth 61
Leading scorer: Langston Galloway (17.4 PPG)
Tournament appearance: 20th (First since: 2008)

Iowa State Cyclones
Conference: Big 12
Record: 26-7
Ticket-clincher: Iowa State 74, Baylor 65
Leading scorer: Melvin Ejim (18.4 PPG)
Tournament appearance: 16th (First since: 2013)

Providence Friars
Conference: Big East
Record: 23-11
Ticket-clincher: Providence 65, Creighton 58
Leading scorer: Bryce Cotton (21.3 PPG)
Tournament appearance: 16th (First since: 2004)

Weber State Wildcats
Conference: Big Sky
Record: 19-11
Ticket-clincher: Weber State 88, North Dakota 67
Leading scorer: Davion Berry (19.1 PPG)
Tournament appearance: 15th (First since: 2007)

Coastal Carolina Chanticleers
Conference: Big South
Record: 21-12
Ticket-clincher: Coastal Carolina 76, Winthrop 61
Leading scorer: Elijah Wilson (16.1 PPG)
Tournament appearance: 3rd (First since: 1993)

Michigan State Spartans
Conference: Big Ten
Record: 26-8
Ticket-clincher: Michigan State 69, Michigan 55
Leading scorer: Gary Harris (17.2 PPG)
Tournament appearance: 28th (First since: 2013)

Cal Poly Mustangs
Conference: Big West
Record: 13-19
Ticket-clincher: Cal Poly 61, Cal State Northridge 59
Leading scorer: Chris Eversley (13.4 PPG)
Tournament appearance: 1st

Delaware Fightin Blue Hens
Conference: Colonial
Record: 25-9
Ticket-clincher: Delaware 75, William & Mary 74
Leading scorer: Devon Saddler (19.7 PPG)
Tournament appearance: 5th (First since: 1999)

Tulsa Golden Hurricane
Conference: Conference USA
Record: 21-12
Ticket-clincher: Tulsa 69, Louisiana Tech 60
Leading scorer: James Woodard (15.3 PPG)
Tournament appearance: 15th (First since: 2003)

Milwaukee Panthers
Conference: Horizon
Record: 21-13
Ticket-clincher: Milwaukee 69, Wright State 63
Leading scorer: Jordan Aaron (15 PPG)
Tournament appearance: 4th (First since: 2006)

Harvard Crimson
Conference: Ivy
Record: 26-4
Ticket-clincher: Won Ivy League regular season (no conference tournament)
Leading scorer: Wesley Saunders (14.0 PPG)
Tournament appearance: 4th (First since: 2013)

Manhattan Jaspers
Conference: Metro Atlantic Athletic 
Record: 25-7
Ticket-clincher: Manhattan 71, Iona 68
Leading scorer: George Beamon (19.2 PPG)
Tournament appearance: 7th (First since: 2004)

Western Michigan Broncos
Conference: Mid-American
Record: 23-9
Ticket-clincher: Western Michigan 98, Toledo 77
Leading scorer: David Brown (19 PPG)
Tournament appearance: 4th (First since 2004)

North Carolina Central Eagles
Conference: Mid-Eastern Athletic
Record: 28-5
Ticket-clincher: North Carolina Central 71, Morgan State 62
Leading scorer: Jeremy Ingram (20.3 PPG)
Tournament appearance: 1st

Wichita State Shockers
Conference: Missouri Valley
Record: 34-0
Ticket-clincher: Wichita State 83, Indiana State 69
Leading scorer: Cleanthony Early (15.8 PPG)
Tournament appearance: 11th (First since: 2013)

New Mexico Lobos
Conference: Mountain West
Record: 27-6
Ticket-clincher: New Mexico 64, San Diego State 58
Leading scorer: Cameron Bairstow (20.4 PPG)
Tournament appearance: 15th (First since: 2013)

Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers
Conference: Northeast
Record: 16-16
Ticket-clincher: Mount St. Mary's 88, Robert Morris 71
Leading scorer: Rashad Whack (17.7 PPG)
Tournament appearance: 4th (First since: 2008)

Eastern Kentucky Colonels
Conference: Ohio Valley
Record: 24-9
Ticket-clincher: Eastern Kentucky 79, Belmont 73
Leading scorer: Glenn Cosey (18.8 PPG)
Tournament appearance: 8th (First since: 2007)

UCLA Bruins
Conference: Pac-12
Record: 26-8
Ticket-clincher: UCLA 75, Arizona 71
Leading scorer: Jordan Adams (17.2 PPG)
Tournament appearance: 46th (First since: 2013)

American Eagles
Conference: Patriot
Record: 20-12
Ticket-clincher: American 55, Boston University 36
Leading scorer: Jesse Reed (13.9 PPG)
Tournament appearance: 3rd (First since: 2009)

Florida Gators
Conference: SEC
Record: 32-2
Ticket-clincher: Florida 61, Kentucky 60
Leading scorer: Casey Prather (14.3 PPG)
Tournament appearance: 19th (First since: 2013)

Wofford Terriers
Conference: Southern
Record: 20-12
Ticket-clincher: Wofford 56, Western Carolina 53
Leading scorer: Karl Cochran (15.7 PPG)
Tournament appearance: 3rd (First since: 2011)

Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks
Conference: Southland
Record: 31-2
Ticket-clincher: SF Austin 68, Sam Houston State 49
Leading scorer: Desmond Haymon (14.6 PPG)
Tournament appearance: 2nd (First since: 2009)

Texas Southern Tigers
Conference: Southwestern Athletic
Record: 19-14
Ticket-clincher: Texas Southern 78, Prairie View A&M 73
Leading scorer: Aaric Murray (21 PPG)
Tournament appearance: 5th (First since: 2003)

North Dakota State Bison
Conference: Summit
Record: 25-6
Ticket-clincher: North Dakota State 60, IPFW 57
Leading scorer: Taylor Braun (18.2 PPG)
Tournament appearance: 2nd (First since: 2009)

Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns
Conference: Sun Belt
Record: 23-11
Ticket-clincher: La.-Lafayette 82, Georgia State 8 (OT)1
Leading scorer: Elfrid Payton (19.1 PPG)
Tournament appearance: 10th (First since: 2005)

Gonzaga Bulldogs
Conference: West Coast
Record: 28-6
Ticket-clincher: Gonzaga 75, BYU 64
Leading scorer: Sam Dower (15 PPG)
Tournament appearance: 17th (First since: 2013)

New Mexico State Aggies
Conference: Western Athletic
Record: 26-9
Ticket-clincher: New Mexico State 77, Idaho 55
Leading scorer: Daniel Mullings (16.7 PPG)
Tournament appearance: 21st (First since: 2013)

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