Selection Sunday Is At Hand


Sunday, March 11th 2007, 3:07 pm
By: News On 6


UNDATED (AP) Defending national champ Florida has grabbed one of the last four automatic berths to the NCAA men's basketball tournament by routing Arkansas 77-56 in the Southeastern Conference tournament final. The 6th-ranked Gators pulled away in the 2nd-half behind 18 points and 12 rebounds from Al Horford.

8th-ranked North Carolina is the ACC tournament champ after holding off North Carolina State 89-80.

2nd-ranked Kansas faces Texas in the Big 12 tournament finale in Oklahoma City while top-ranked Ohio State and Wisconsin meet in Chicago to decide the Big 10 tournament champ.

The NCAA men's tournament selection committee will announce the entire 65-team men's tournament field Sunday evening.