NCAA conference championship open thread: Big East, Summit, and WCC conclude today

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Three more automatic bids will be awarded today, but at least two won't have much impact on the national landscape.

To be honest, today's slate of games isn't quite as "sexy" as some of the other recent days.

The four teams competing for a conference championship between the Big East and WCC are essentially locks to make the tournament as it is, meaning losing might only affect seeding or create some level of anxiety as they're forced to wait for Selection Monday - BYU might be the team that needs an automatic bid the most given their SOS of 142. The Summit League game (in progress) is the one that will ultimately make or break someone's season but Massey has South Dakota as a heavy favorite.

But otherwise? Today's games will probably be less consequential than some of the championships that

On to the vitals.


Predictions: Sagarin

Bracketology: Charlie Creme | S-Factor

Statistics: WBB State

Conference championship games

Summit: South Dakota vs. Denver

Schedule/Results: 2014 Summit League tournament central

Broadcast: ESPN3 at 2 p.m. EST

West Coast Conference: Gonzaga vs. BYU (in both men's and women's, interestingly)

Schedule/results: 2014 WCC Championship Information page

Broadcast: ESPNU at 4 p.m. EST

Big East: DePaul vs. St. John's

Schedule/Results: Big East championships home

Broadcast: Fox Sports 1 at 9 p.m. EST

Conference tournaments beginning today

Atlantic Sun

Schedule/results: A-Sun women's basketball home

Broadcast: ESPN3

Big West

Schedule/results: Women's basketball tournament home

Broadcast: ESPN3

Conference USA

Schedule/results: Conference USA tournament home

Broadcast: CBS-SN (final game)

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