Of course there were upsets, two more in the Big Ten as Illinois beating No. 7 Minnesota and Michigan beat No. 15 Purdue for the first time in seven years. But those were regular-season matches. For many mid-majors, Saturday was an all-or-nothing day and a handful of teams won their conferenceâ€™s automatic bids to the NCAA Tournament, like upstart Stony Brook in the America East, Kennesaw State in the Atlantic Sun, CSU Bakersfield in the WAC, Austin Peay in the OVC and North Dakota in the Big Sky.