Gonzaga beat BYU to earn the West Coast Conference's automatic berth Tuesday, but both teams will still be playing -- and should be a headache for opponents -- when the NCAA tournament opens.
Determining the No. 2 seeds will be the selection committee's toughest task next weekend. But this season, being a 3-seed has its advantages, like playing on a neutral site in the first and second round.
Ready for a game of what-if? Why not start thinking about a women's basketball version of BracketBusters -- and which teams would make the best matchups.
Baylor is the clear-cut overall No. 1 seed; Nebraska, Maryland and Ohio State are better than expected; Delaware is here to stay; and Gonzaga's placement in the bracket once again creates a dilemma.
Might this be the year for mid-majors to win more at-large bids than ever? Yes ... and no.