Conference success pays off for Demons, Red Storm
NCAA Tournament selection day inevitably brings sighs of relief from the last teams that sneak in, and frustration from those that don't make the cut. The apprehension was even greater this year after upsets in smaller conference tournaments made the competition for at-large spots more crowded.
Two of the upset victims, St. John's and Northwestern State, were among the final teams in the field, despite their 0-2 showings in their conference tournaments.
St. John's, the Big East Conference ...
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