2008 Tournament


Final Four host site: Tampa, FL Go to 2007 Tournament
Champion:   Tennessee (36- 2)
Runner-Up:   Stanford (35- 4) Go to 2009 Tournament
Final Four:     Louisiana State (31- 6)
                    Connecticut (36- 2)
64 teams
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Automatic bids:
Bucknell - Patriot Conference tournament champion
Chattanooga - Southern Conference tournament champion
Cleveland State - Horizon Conference tournament champion
Connecticut - Big East Conference tournament champion
Coppin State - Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament champion
Cornell - Ivy League conference playoff champion
East Tennessee State - Atlantic Sun Conference tournament champion
Fresno State - Western Athletic Conference tournament champion
Hartford - America East Conference tournament champion
Illinois State - Missouri Valley Conference tournament champion
Jackson State - Southwest Athletic Conference tournament champion
Liberty - Big South Conference tournament champion
Marist - Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament champion
Miami-Ohio - Mid-American Conference tournament champion
Montana - Big Sky Conference tournament champion
Murray State - Ohio Valley Conference tournament champion
New Mexico - Mountain West Conference tournament champion
North Carolina - Atlantic Coast Conference tournament champion
Old Dominion - Colonial Conference tournament champion
Oral Roberts - Summit League tournament champion
Purdue - Big Ten Conference tournament champion
Robert Morris - Northeast Conference tournament champion
San Diego - West Coast Conference tournament champion
Southern Methodist - Conference USA tournament champion
Stanford - Pac-10 Conference tournament champion
Tennessee - Southeastern Conference tournament champion
Texas A&M - Big 12 Conference tournament champion
Texas-San Antonio - Southland Conference tournament champion
UC-Santa Barbara - Big West Conference tournament champion
Western Kentucky - Sun Belt Conference tournament champion
Xavier - Atlantic 10 Conference tournament champion

First and second round games at eight "pod" sites as indicated in regional brackets:
Albuquerque, NM
Baton Rouge, LA
Bridgeport, CT
College Park, MD
Des Moines, IA
Norfolk, VA
Stanford, CA
West Lafayette, IN

EAST REGIONAL -- Greensboro, NC
First Round
3/22-3/23
  Second Round
3/24-3/25
  Regional Semifinals
3/30
  Regional Final
4/1
1. Connecticut 89                  
16. Cornell 47   1. Connecticut 89            
(Bridgeport, CT)                    
8. Texas 72   8. Texas 55            
9. Minnesota 55         1. Connecticut 78      

           
5. Old Dominion 82         5. Old Dominion 63      
12. Liberty 62   5. Old Dominion 88            
(Norfolk, VA)       OT            
4. Virginia 86   4. Virginia 85            
13. UC-Santa Barbara 52               1. Connecticut 66

     
3. California 77               2. Rutgers 56
14. San Diego 60   3. California 53            
(Stanford, CA)                    
6. George Washington 66   6. George Washington 55            
11. Auburn 56         6. George Washington 42      

           
7. Iowa State 58         2. Rutgers 53      
10. Georgia Tech 55   7. Iowa State 58            
(Des Moines, IA)                    
2. Rutgers 85   2. Rutgers 69            
15. Robert Morris 42                  
MIDEAST REGIONAL -- New Orleans, LA
First Round
3/22-3/23
  Second Round
3/24-3/25
  Regional Semifinals
3/29
  Regional Final
3/31
1. North Carolina 85                  
16. Bucknell 50   1. North Carolina 80            
(Norfolk, VA)                    
8. Georgia 67   8. Georgia 66            
9. Iowa 61         1. North Carolina 78      

           
5. Kansas State 69         4. Louisville 74      
12. Chattanooga 59   5. Kansas State 63            
(Bridgeport, CT)                    
4. Louisville 81   4. Louisville 80            
13. Miami-Ohio 67               1. North Carolina 50

     
3. Oklahoma State 85               2. Louisiana State 56
14. East Tenn. St. 73   3. Oklahoma State 73            
(Des Moines, IA)       OT            
6. Ohio State 49   11. Florida State 72            
11. Florida State 60         3. Oklahoma State 52      

           
7. Marist 76         2. Louisiana State 67      
10. DePaul 57   7. Marist 49            
(Baton Rouge, LA)                    
2. Louisiana State 66   2. Louisiana State 68            
15. Jackson State 32                  
MIDWEST REGIONAL -- Oklahoma City, OK
First Round
3/22-3/23
  Second Round
3/24-3/25
  Regional Semifinals
3/30
  Regional Final
4/1
1. Tennessee 94                  
16. Oral Roberts 55   1. Tennessee 78            
(West Lafayette, IN)                    
8. Utah 59   9. Purdue 52            
9. Purdue 66         1. Tennessee 74      

           
5. Notre Dame 75         5. Notre Dame 64      
12. Southern Methodist 62   5. Notre Dame 79            
(West Lafayette, IN)       OT            
4. Oklahoma 69   4. Oklahoma 75            
13. Illinois State 61               1. Tennessee 53

     
3. Duke 78               2. Texas A&M 45
14. Murray State 57   3. Duke 67            
(College Park, MD)                    
6. Arizona State 61   6. Arizona State 59            
11. Temple 54         3. Duke 63      

           
7. Syracuse 55         2. Texas A&M 77      
10. Hartford 59   10. Hartford 39            
(Baton Rouge, LA)                    
2. Texas A&M 91   2. Texas A&M 63            
15. Texas-San Antonio 52                  
WEST REGIONAL -- Spokane, WA
First Round
3/22-3/23
  Second Round
3/24-3/25
  Regional Semifinals
3/29
  Regional Final
3/31
1. Maryland 80                  
16. Coppin State 66   1. Maryland 76            
(College Park, MD)                    
8. Nebraska 61   8. Nebraska 64            
9. Xavier 58         1. Maryland 80      

           
5. West Virginia 61         4. Vanderbilt 66      
12. New Mexico 60   5. West Virginia 46            
(Albuquerque, NM)                    
4. Vanderbilt 75   4. Vanderbilt 64            
13. Montana 62               1. Maryland 87

     
3. Baylor 88               2. Stanford 98
14. Fresno State 67   3. Baylor 59            
(Albuquerque, NM)                    
6. Pittsburgh 63   6. Pittsburgh 67            
11. Wyoming 58         6. Pittsburgh 53      

           
7. Texas-El Paso 92         2. Stanford 72      
10. Western Kentucky 60   7. Texas-El Paso 54            
(Stanford, CA)                    
2. Stanford 85   2. Stanford 88            
15. Cleveland State 47                  


FINAL FOUR -- Tampa, FL
Semifinals
Sunday, April 6
  Championship
Tuesday, April 8
Connecticut 73      
Stanford 82   Stanford 48
         
Louisiana State 46   Tennessee 64
Tennessee 47      



Season Records     Final Poll (AP / USA-T)   Post-Season
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