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Men’s College Basketball: Conference tournament week schedule, how to watch, TV channel, auto-bids

Conference tournaments have already begun, and automatic bids are already being handed out.

The below teams have earned automatic bids into the 68-team field by winning their conference tournament.

2024 Automatic Bids

Stetson

Morehead St.

Colgate

Iowa State

Akron

Grambling St.

Longwood

Samford

McNeese St.

Connecticut

Saint Peter's

Grand Canyon

Charleston

South Dakota St.

Vermont

Illinois

Howard

Oakland

James Madison

UAB

Long Beach St.

New Mexico

Drake

Saint Mary's (CA)

Duquesne

Western Kentucky

Oregon

Wagner

Montana St.

NC State

Yale

Auburn

Continue reading to track every conference's tournament start date, the date of the championship game, how to watch, and last and this year's champion.

AAC

Tournament Start Date

March 13

Championship Game

March 16, 3:15 PM ET

TV Channel

ESPN

2024 Automatic Bid

UAB

ACC

Tournament Start Date

March 12

Championship Game

March 16, 8:30 PM ET

TV Channel

ESPN

2024 Automatic Bid

North Carolina St.

America East

Tournament Start Date

March 9

Championship Game

March 16, 11 AM ET

TV Channel

ESPN2

2024 Automatic Bid

Vermont

Atlantic 10

Tournament Start Date

March 12

Championship Game

March 17, 1 PM ET

TV Channel

CBS

2024 Automatic Bid

Duquesne

Atlantic Sun

Tournament Start Date

March 4

Championship Game

March 10, 1 PM ET

TV Channel

ESPN2

2024 Automatic Bid

Stetson

Big 12

Tournament Start Date

March 12

Championship Game

March 16, 6 PM ET

TV Channel

ESPN

2024 Automatic Bid

Iowa State

Big East

Tournament Start Date

March 13

Championship Game

March 16, 6:30 PM ET

TV Channel

Fox

2024 Automatic Bid

Connecticut

Big Sky

Tournament Start Date

March 9

Championship Game

March 13, 11:30 PM ET

TV Channel

ESPN2

2024 Automatic Bid

Montana St.

Big South

Tournament Start Date

March 13

Championship Game

March 10, 12 PM ET

TV Channel

ESPN2

2024 Automatic Bid

Longwood

Big Ten

Tournament Start Date

March 13

Championship Game

March 17, 3:30 PM ET

TV Channel

CBS

2024 Automatic Bid

Illinois

Big West

Tournament Start Date

March 13

Championship Game

March 16, 9:30 PM ET

TV Channel

ESPN2

2024 Automatic Bid

Long Beach St.

CAA

Tournament Start Date

March 8

Championship Game

March 12, 7 PM ET

TV Channel

CBS Sports Network

2024 Automatic Bid

College of Charleston

C-USA

Tournament Start Date

March 12

Championship Game

March 16, 8:30 PM ET

TV Channel

CBS Sports Network

2024 Automatic Bid

Western Kentucky

Horizon

Tournament Start Date

March 5

Championship Game

March 12, 6 PM

TV Channel

ESPN

2024 Automatic Bid

Oakland

Ivy

Tournament Start Date

March 16

Championship Game

March 17, Noon ET

TV Channel

ESPN2

2024 Automatic Bid

Yale

MAC

Tournament Start Date

March 14

Championship Game

March 16, 7:30 PM, ET

TV Channel

ESPN2

2024 Automatic Bid

Akron

MAAC

Tournament Start Date

March 12

Championship Game

March 16, 7:30 PM ET

TV Channel

ESPNU

2024 Automatic Bid

Saint Peter's

MEAC

Tournament Start Date

March 13

Championship Game

March 16, 1 PM ET

TV Channel

ESPN2

2024 Automatic Bid

Howard

MVC

Tournament Start Date

March 7

Championship Game

March 10, 1 PM ET

TV Channel

CBS

2024 Automatic Bid

Drake

Mountain West

Tournament Start Date

March 13

Championship Game

March 16, 5 PM ET

TV Channel

CBS

2024 Automatic Bid

New Mexico

NEC

Tournament Start Date

March 6

Championship Game

March 12, 7 PM ET

TV Channel

ESPN2

2024 Automatic Bid

Wagner

OVC

Tournament Start Date

March 6

Championship Game

March 9, 8 PM ET

TV Channel

CBS

2024 Automatic Bid

Morehead State

Pac-12

Tournament Start Date

March 13

Championship Game

March 16, 8 PM ET

TV Channel

Fox

2024 Automatic Bid

Oregon

Patriot

Tournament Start Date

March 5

Championship Game

March 13, 7 PM ET

TV Channel

CBS Sports Network

2024 Automatic Bid

Colgate

SEC

Tournament Start Date

March 13

Championship Game

March 17, 1 PM ET

TV Channel

ESPN

2024 Automatic Bid

Auburn

Southern

Tournament Start Date

March 8

Championship Game

March 11, 7 PM ET

TV Channel

ESPN

2024 Automatic Bid

Samford

Southland

Tournament Start Date

March 10

Championship Game

March 13, 5 PM ET

TV Channel

ESPN2

2024 Automatic Bid

McNeese St.

Summit

Tournament Start Date

March 8

Championship Game

March 12, 9:30 PM ET

TV Channel

CBS Sports Network

2024 Automatic Bid

South Dakota St.

Sun Belt

Tournament Start Date

March 5

Championship Game

March11, 6 PM ET

TV Channel

ESPN2

2024 Automatic Bid

James Madison

SWAC

Tournament Start Date

March 13

Championship Game

March 16, 8:30 PM ET

TV Channel

ESPNU

2024 Automatic Bid

Grambling State

WAC

Tournament Start Date

March 13

Championship Game

March 16, 11:30 PM ET

TV Channel

ESPN2

2024 Automatic Bid

Grand Canyon

WCC

Tournament Start Date

March 7

Championship Game

March 12, 9 PM ET

TV Channel

ESPN

2024 Automatic Bid

St. Mary's

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