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.
Knox dropped 21 points to lead the Wildcats to a win over Missouri
SportsLine's advanced computer model simulated Sunday's Tulsa vs. Cincinnati game 10,000 t...
Graham was so good on Saturday vs. Texas Tech, he's got a case for Big 12 Player of the Ye...
Arizona's had a rough 24 hours, but Kansas and Virginia had big days on the court
Coaches should know better, but players are the real victims in the corruption that rules college...
Shareef O'Neal, a 4-star recruit who signed with Arizona in November, has changed his mind