MAP: Locations, travel distances for 2014 NCAA Tournament teams
Who has to travel the longest distance? Which schools don't even need to get on a plane for the Round of 64?
View The 2014 field of 68 in a larger map
Above, I've put together a map, Google-style, of the teams in the 2014 NCAA Tournament. Locations and color-coded according to region. The South is blue, the East is green, the West is yellow and the Midwest red-purple. The thumbtacks are the sites of all the games for the first weekend.
You can zoom in and out of that map, and also open it in a new window to get a larger view. The mileages listed on the map and below are approximate.
So which teams got the worst travel arrangements? Here are the schools traveling the longest distances:
For a cleaner, logo-ized view of this year's field here's a look, via Reddit. You get an idea of how weak the southeast part of the country was this year, and generally see how less-populated the country is in D-I hoops schools west of the Rockies.
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