Three more teams advanced to the NCAA Tournament on Tuesday. L-I-U Brooklyn, South Dakota State and Valparaiso punched their tickets to the "Big Dance" after winning conference tournament title games. Valparaiso earned its first trip to the NCAA Tournament since 2004 after beating Wright State in the Horizon League final.
In the Mid-American Conference tournament, second round games are on tap for tonight at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland including Eastern Michigan hosting Miami of Ohio. The winner will play third seed Western Michigan tomorrow night in the quarterfinals in Cleveland. The Big Ten tournament begins tomorrow at the United Center in Chicago including a first round afternoon game for Michigan against Penn State. The survivor gets Wisconsin in Friday’s quarterfinals, when Michigan State will take on the Iowa-Northwestern winner.