AUSTIN (KXAN) - Teams heading to Austin for the NCAA tournament covered a combined 7,704 miles.
Four of the eight schools had to travel more than 1,000 miles just to get to the Heart of Texas.
University of the Pacific, in Stockton, Calif., had to cover the most ground, traveling 1,444 miles.
UCLA (1,223 miles), Miami (1,113) and Minnesota (1,048) joined Pacific as schools covering more than 1,000 miles on their trip.
The University of Florida is 924 miles away from capitol city.
The University of Colorado's campus in Boulder is 793 miles from Austin, and the University of Illinois is 865 miles away.
Northwestern State out of Natchitoches, Louisiana, was the closest school. Their campus is just 294 miles away from Austin.
The mileage was figured in a straight line. Travel distances by land and using roads and highways generated longer distances.
Late Saturday night into early Sunday morning, a light band of freezing drizzle traversed the I-35 corridor eastward. With sub-freezing temperatures, even the light precipitation created major problems.
A 10-year-old was killed while standing outside a vehicle after the child's family was involved in a fender bender, DPS said.
Austin Police confirm they have located an 82-year-old women who went missing last night.
APD is responding to a 25 vehicle accident near the 5400 block of Ed Bluestein near Thurgood Ave.
A man is dead after being hit by several vehicles in the eastbound lane of Highway 71 Saturday night.
A representative at the Fayette County Sheriff's office said that Fayette County is effectively shut down due to icy conditions.