It is likely that a big favorite will win the tournament this year as it is also likely that some small team will go far as happened in the 2020 season when the San Diego State Aztecs were close to making history but covid-19 got in the way.
Not all schools get an automatic ticket to play in the 2023 March Madness, for the other schools that are not on the automatic list they will have a last shot during Selection Sunday.
List of automatic qualifiers for the 2023 March Madness tournament
68 teams will play in the 2023 March Madness that begins on March 14, but only 32 teams get automatic qualification after winning their respective conference championships.
Automatic qualifiers (updated 03/12/2023 8:49 PM)
|Big Sky||Montana State||5th||2022|
|Big South||UNC Asheville||5th||2016|
|Big West||UC Santa Barbara||7th||2021|
|CAA||College of Charleston||6th||2018|
|Mountain West||San Diego State||15th||2022|
|Ohio Valley||Southeast Missouri State||2nd||2000|
|Southland||Texas A&M–Corpus Christi||3rd||2022|
|Summit League||Oral Roberts||7th||2021|
Another 36 teams will be able to join the big tournament after the selection committee gives them a special ticket during the selection sunday that will take place on March 12, 2023.