March Madness Auto Qualifiers from Conferences Who Should Send only 1 Team

Bob Knight argues for expanding the NCAA tournament to include all teams, but really that almost already happens through the conference tournaments. Except for a couple of independents and teams in conferences that are down to a few teams, the 347 Division I schools all have the theortetical chance to win the national title by winning their conferene tournament to get an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament. The following are the 16 conferences that should only send their champion, and who we believe that will be.

The only teams from these conferences that could possibly get a big even if they do not win their conference tourney are Detroit, Valpo and Bucknell (Breitbart Sports All-American Mike Muscala pictured ripping one of 16 rebounds against Missouri).

One-team Conference Our Pick to Win it One-team conferences
AE (American East) Stony Brook Stony Brook could pull an NCAA upset if they win AE to get in the bracket.
Asun (Atlantic Sun) Florida Gulf Coast Mercer could also win, Florida Gulf Coast beat Miami early.
Bsky (Big Sky) Montana If Montana wins conference tourney, they can play a top team close.
BSth (Big South) Charleston Southern One of weakest conferences, will get play-in game and not much of a threat.
BW (Big West) Long Beach St. If Long Beach State makes it, could battle someone tough in NCAA.
CAA (Colonial Athletic Association) George Mason Northeastern could also win it.
Horz (Horizon League) Detroit Valparaiso tied for first with Detroit (and Breitbart Sports All-American Ray McCallum), and either have an outside shot at a bid if they do not win.
Ivy (Ivy League) Harvard Determined the regular season - no tournament.
MAAC (Metro Atlantic Athletic) Loyola MD Niagra could also win.
MEAC (Mid-Eastern Athletic) Savannah St. Norfolk State could win as well, and stunned Missouri last year.
NEC (Northeast) Robert Morris Might be stuck with play-in game as one of worst four to qualify.
Pat (Patriot League) Bucknell Bucknell has a shot at a bid if they do not win it, and good chance for an opening round upset.
SC (Southern) Davidson If Davidson wins the conferernce, they could upsets again.
Slnd (Southland) Stephen F. Austin Northwestern State could also win.
Sum (Summit) South Dakota St. Breitbart Sports 2nd team All-American Nate Wolters needs tourney win to make the NCAA.
SWAC (Southwestern Athletic) Southern One of weakest conferences, will get play-in game and not much of a threat.

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