A whopping 11 conference tournaments begin on Wednesday

This is the time where the bubble teams simply have to keep winning and like Jay Williams on ESPN keeps saying, “…they are in the conversation.”

I usually check this site for schedules and all of the bracket information that you need to know:

http://www.cbssports.com/collegebasketball/schedules/conference-tournament

Before I begin this monster of a laundry list of conferences beginning tournament play (a total of 25 games in all), there is one automatic berth that will be decided on Wednesday night:

Patriot League Final:  American University at Lafayette (Pennsylvania)

7:30 p.m. Eastern on CBS Sports Network

The action begins in these conferences on Wednesday:

Atlantic 10   Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY

Big East  Madison Square Garden in New York City.  All games to be televised on Fox Sports 1.

Big Ten  United Center in Chicago, Illinois.  Mix of games to air on ESPN, ESPN2, and BTN from Wednesday through Friday.  CBS airs the semifinals on Saturday afternoon and the final game before the tournament draw at 3:30 p.m. Eastern time on Sunday.

Big 12  Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri.  Mix of games to air on ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPN3 online.  First round of games on Wednesday will be carried by ESPNU.

Conference USA  On campus of UAB in Birmingham, Alabama.  All games to air on CBS Sports Network except for the final game on Saturday.

Mid-American Conference At Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.  Check conference website for live streaming action of early round games.

The next three tournaments will all be held in Las Vegas:

Mountain West, Pac-12, and Western Athletic Conference

All Pac-12 games except the final game will air on the Pac-12 Network.

All Mountain West games except the final will air on the CBS Sports Network, with the final game to air on CBS Saturday at 6 p.m. Eastern.

Southland  All games to take place in Katy, Texas.

Best to check campus radio sites and ESPN3.

Southeastern Conference All games to take place at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.

All early round games to air on the SEC cable network.  The semifinals on Saturday and the final game to air at 1 p.m. Eastern, all will be carried by ESPN.

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