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Every automatic bid to the 2018 NCAA Tournament

The full bracket for the NCAA Tournament will be unveiled by the selection committee Sunday, but 32 teams will already have their spots clinched by then through conference tournaments. The champion in each of those events earns an automatic bid to March Madness, so nearly half of field will already know it’s in.

Loyola won the Missouri Valley Conference tournament Sunday to earn its first trip to the NCAAs since 1985, when the team reached the Sweet 16. The top-seeded Ramblers crushed third-seeded Illinois State, 65-49, in the title game to book their spot, and enter the tournament with a 28-5 record.

Other teams that won automatic bids include Michigan, which became the first Big Ten team to win back-to-back conference tournaments since Ohio State in 2010-11.

The Wolverines enter the NCAA Tournament with a 28-7 record after winning the title at Madison Square Garden. Junior forward Moritz Wagner earned tournament MVP honors after recording 17 points in 17 minutes as part of Michigan’s championship victory over Purdue. The team also knocked off Michigan State in the semifinals en route to the championship.

Michigan returns to the Big Dance after winning the Big Ten Tournament in New York. | Julie Jacobson/AP Photo

NCAA Tournament automatic bids

AAC: Cincinnati

ACC: Virginia

America East: UMBC

Atlantic Sun: Lipscomb

Atlantic 10: Davidson

Big East: Villanova

Big Sky: Montana

Big South: Radford

Big Ten: Michigan

Big 12: Kansas

Big West: Cal State Fullerton

Colonial: Charleston

Conference USA: Marshall

Horizon: Wright State

Ivy League: Pennsylvania

MAAC: Iona

MAC: Buffalo

MEAC: North Carolina Central

Missouri Valley: Loyola-Chicago

Mountain West: San Diego State

Northeast: LIU Brooklyn

Ohio Valley: Murray State

Pac-12: Arizona

Patriot: Bucknell

SEC: Kentucky

Southern: UNC Greensboro

Southland: Stephen F. Austin

Summit: South Dakota State

Sun Belt: Georgia State

SWAC: Texas Southern

WAC: New Mexico State

West Coast: Gonzaga