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Conference USA

Favorite: Western Kentucky Contender: Louisiana Tech, Old Dominion & UAB Upset candidate: Marshall & North Texas At large possibilities: Western Kentucky & Louisiana Tech ( longshots) Winner: Louisiana Tech

Big West

Favorite: UC Santa Barbara Contender: UC Irvine & UC Riverside Upset candidate: UC Davis At large possibilities: None Winner: UC Santa Barbara

Southland

Favorite: Nicholls & Abilene Christian Contender: Sam Houston St Upset candidate: Northwestern St At large possibilities: None Winner: Abilene Christian

Big Sky

Favorite: Southern Utah Contender: Eastern Washington & Weber St Upset candidate: Idaho St & Montana At large possibilities: None Winner: Weber St

SWAC

Favorite: Prairie View A&M & Jackson St Contender: Texas Southern Upset candidate: Grambling At large possibilities: None Winner: Jackson St

MAAC

Favorite: Siena Contender: Monmouth, St. Peter’s & Marists Upset candidate: Iona & Canisius At large possibilities: None Winner: Monmouth

Mid-Eastern

Favorite: North Carolina A&T Contender: Norfolk St, Coppin St, Morgan St Upset candidate: Florida A&M At large possibilities: None Winner: Norfolk St

West Coast

The West Coast Conference has been dominated by Gonzaga over the years. This year is no different. BYU is the next best in the league. This bracket is all Gonzaga Favorite: Gonzaga Contender: BYU Upset candidate: None At large possibilities: Gonzaga & BYU Winner: Gonzaga

Summit

Favorite: South Dakota St Contender: South Dakota & North Dakota St Upset candidate: Oral Roberts At large possibilities: None Winner: South Dakota St

Sun Belt

The Sun Belt has a lot of interesting teams. The winner can come from of five top teams and don’t be surprised to see some upsets. Quality games to watch for sure. Favorite: Texas St Contender: Coastal Carolina, Georgia St, Louisiana Upset candidate: South Alabama At large possibilities: None Winner: Louisiana