Four teams aim for the right to represent the NEC in March Madness and end the conference’s tournament skid.
Navy and Colgate lead the way in the Patriot League championship hunt but shortened, imbalanced schedules could hide other contenders.
The Atlantic 10 and Mountain West are among the conferences that could shape the field of 68 with potential bid-stealing teams.
Three teams tied atop the SoCon standings in the loss column look to cut down the nets in Asheville.
Can Terrence Johnson and Texas State complete their Cinderella season or will a dark horse emerge in the Sun Belt tourney?