Here are the stories from around the region and country about the NCAA Tournament Selection and UMass' inclusion in the field of 68 for the first time since 1998.
Matt Vautour: UMass returns to college basketball's forefront -- the NCAA tournament | GazetteNet.com
UMass basketball earns 1st NCAA tournament berth since 1998; Minutemen given No. 6 seed, will face No. 11 play-in game winner | masslive.com
UMass basketball is back in the big dance: Minutemen celebrate NCAA Tournament berth at Amherst Brewing Company | masslive.com
Twitter reactions to UMass basketball returning to the NCAA Tournament for first time in 16 years | masslive.com