2013 NCAA Basketball Conferences

By: Maize_in_Spartyland

 

Below are the 32 conferences with automatic bids to the NCAA Tournament. The members of their conferences are noted. Those in plain typeface are current members. Members who are in bold and italics are members joining the conference. Members with strikethrough are departing. Finally, members with an asterisk (*) are not eligible for post-season play for the 2013-2014 season.

 

America Athletic (losing DePaul, Georgetown, Marquette, Notre Dame, Pittsburgh, Providence, Seton Hall, St. John’s, Syracuse and Villanova; adding Houston, Memphis, SMU, Temple, and UCF)

Cincinnati, Connecticut, DePaul, Georgetown, Houston, Louisville, Marquette, Memphis, Notre Dame, Pittsburgh, Providence, Rutgers, Seton Hall, Southern Methodist (SMU), South Florida, St. John’s, Syracuse, Temple, University of Central Florida (UCF), Villanova.

2012-2013 Membership: 15

2013-2014 Membership: 10

 

America East (losing Boston University; adding Massachusetts-Lowell)

Albany, Binghamton, Boston University, Hartford, Maine, Maryland-Baltimore County, Massachusetts-Lowell*, New Hampshire, Stony Brook, Vermont.

2012-2013 Membership: 9

2013-2014 Membership: 9

 

Atlantic 10 (losing Butler, Charlotte, Temple and Xavier; adding George Mason)

Butler, Charlotte, Dayton, Duquesne, Fordham, George Mason, George Washington, La Salle, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Richmond, St. Bonaventure, Saint Joseph’s, Saint Louis, Temple, Virginia Commonwealth (VCU), Xavier.

2012-2013 Membership: 16

2013-2014 Membership: 13

 

ACC (adding Notre Dame, Pittsburgh and Syracuse)

Boston College, Clemson Duke, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Maryland, Miami (FL), North Carolina, North Carolina State, Notre Dame, Pittsburgh, Syracuse, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest.

2012-2013 Membership: 12

2013-2014 Membership: 15

 

Atlantic Sun (no changes)

East Tennessee State, Florida Gulf Coast, Jacksonville, Kennesaw State, Lipscomb, Mercer, North Florida, Northern Kentucky*, Stetson, USC Upstate.

2012-2013 Membership: 10

2013-2014 Membership: 10

 

Big 12 (no changes)

Baylor, Iowa State, Kansas, Kansas State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, TCU, Texas, Texas Tech, West Virginia.

2012-2013 Membership: 10

2013-2014 Membership: 10

 

Big East (losing Cincinnati, Connecticut, Louisville, Notre Dame, Rutgers, South Florida, adding Butler, Creighton and Xavier)

Butler, Cincinnati, Connecticut, Creighton, DePaul, Georgetown, Louisville, Marquette, Notre Dame, Pittsburgh, Providence, Rutgers, Seton Hall, South Florida, St. John’s, Syracuse, Villanova, Xavier.

2012-2013 Membership: 15

2013-2014 Membership: 10

 

Big Sky (no changes)

Eastern Washington, Idaho State, Montana, Montana State, North Dakota, Northern Arizona, Northern Colorado, Portland State, Sacramento State, Southern Utah, Weber State.

2012-2013 Membership: 11

2013-2014 Membership: 11

 

Big South (no changes)

North Division: Campbell, High Point, Liberty, Longwood, Radford, Virginia Military (VMI).

South Division: Charleston Southern, Coastal Carolina, Gardner-Webb, Presbyterian, NC Asheville, Winthrop.

2012-2013 Membership: 12

2013-2014 Membership: 12

 

Big Ten (no changes)

Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Nebraska, Northwestern, Ohio State, Penn State, Purdue, Wisconsin.

2012-2013 Membership: 12

2013-2014 Membership: 12

 

Big West (losing University of the Pacific)

Cal Poly, Cal State Fullerton, Cal State Northridge, Hawaii, Long Beach State, University of the Pacific, UC Davis, UC Irvine, UC Riverside, UC Santa Barbara.

2012-2013 Membership: 10

2013-2014 Membership: 9

 

Colonial Athletic Association (losing George Mason, Georgia State and Old Dominion, adding Charleston)

College of Charleston, Delaware, Drexel, George Mason, Georgia State, Hofstra, James Madison, NC-Wilmington, Northeastern, Old Dominion, Towson, William & Mary.

2012-2013 Membership: 11

2013-2014 Membership: 9

 

Conference USA (losing Houston, Memphis, Southern Methodist (SMU), and University of Central Florida (UCF), adding Charlotte, Florida Atlantic (FAU), Florida International (FIU), Louisiana Tech, Middle Tennessee, North Texas, Old Dominion, and Texas-San Antonio (UTSA))

Charlotte, East Carolina, Florida Atlantic (FAU), Florida International (FIU), Houston, Louisiana Tech, Marshall, Middle Tennessee, Memphis, North Texas, Old Dominion, Rice, Southern Methodist (SMU), Southern Miss, Tulane, Tulsa, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), University of Central Florida (UCF), University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), Texas-San Antonio (UTSA).

2012-2013 Membership: 12

2013-2014 Membership: 16

 

Horizon League (losing Loyola (IL))

Cleveland State, Detroit, Green Bay, Illinois-Chicago, Loyola (IL), Milwaukee, Valparaiso, Wright State, Youngstown State.

2012-2013 Membership: 9

2013-2014 Membership: 8

 

Ivy (no changes)

Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Pennsylvania, Princeton, Yale.

2012-2013 Membership: 8

2013-2014 Membership: 8

 

MAAC (losing Loyola (MD), adding Monmouth and Quinnipiac)

Canisius, Fairfield, Iona, Loyola (MD), Manhattan, Marist, Monmouth, Niagara, Quinnipiac, Rider, Siena, Saint Peter’s.

2012-2013 Membership: 10

2013-2014 Membership: 11

 

Mid-American (no changes)

East Division: Akron, Bowling Green, Buffalo, Kent State, Miami University, Ohio University.

West Division: Ball State, Central Michigan, Eastern Michigan, Northern Illinois, Toledo, Western Michigan.

2012-2013 Membership: 12

2013-2014 Membership: 12

 

MEAC (no changes)

Bethune-Cookman, Coppin State, Delaware State, Florida A&M, Hampton, Howard, Maryland-Eastern Shore, Morgan State, Norfolk State, North Carolina A&T, North Carolina Central, Savannah State, South Carolina State.

2012-2013 Membership: 13

2013-2014 Membership: 13

 

Missouri Valley (losing Creighton, adding Loyola (IL))

Bradley, Creighton, Drake, Evansville, Illinois State, Indiana State, Loyola (IL), Missouri State, Northern Iowa, Southern Illinois, Wichita State.

2012-2013 Membership: 10

2013-2014 Membership: 10

 

Mountain West (adding San Jose State and Utah State)

Air Force, Boise State, Colorado State, Fresno State, Nevada, New Mexico, San Diego State, San Jose State, UNLV, Utah State, Wyoming.

2012-2013 Membership: 9

2013-2014 Membership: 11

 

Northeast (losing Monmouth and Quinnipiac)

Bryant, Central Connecticut State, Fairleigh Dickinson, Long Island, Monmouth, Mount St. Mary’s, Quinnipiac, Robert Morris, Sacred Heart, St. Francis (NY), St. Francis (PA), Wagner.

2012-2013 Membership: 12

2013-2014 Membership: 10

 

Ohio Valley (no changes)

East Division: Austin Peay, Eastern Illinois, Murray State, Southeast Missouri State, SIU-Edwardsville, Tennessee-Martin.

West Division: Belmont, Eastern Kentucky, Jacksonville State, Morehead State, Tennessee State, Tennessee Tech.

2012-2013 Membership: 12

2013-2014 Membership: 12

 

PAC-12 (no changes)

Arizona, Arizona State, California, Colorado, Oregon, Oregon State, Stanford, UCLA, USC, Utah, Washington, Washington State.

2012-2013 Membership: 12

2013-2014 Membership: 12

 

Patriot (adding Boston University and Loyola (MD))

American, Army, Boston University, Bucknell, Colgate, Holy Cross, Lafayette, Lehigh, Loyola (MD), Navy.

2012-2013 Membership: 8

2013-2014 Membership: 10

 

SEC (no changes)

Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, LSU, Mississippi State, Missouri, Ole Miss, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas A&M, Vanderbilt.

2012-2013 Membership: 14

2013-2014 Membership: 14

 

Southern (losing College of Charleston)

North Division: Appalachian State, Chattanooga, Elon, Samford, NC-Greensboro, Western Carolina.

South Division: The Citadel, College of Charleston, Davidson, Furman, Georgia Southern, Wofford.

2012-2013 Membership: 12

2013-2014 Membership: 11

 

Southland (adding Abilene Christian, Houston Baptist, University of the Incarnate Word, and University of New Orleans)

Abilene Christian*, Central Arkansas, Houston Baptist, Lamar, McNeese State, Nicholls State, Northwestern State, Oral Roberts, Sam Houston State, Southeastern Louisiana, Stephen F. Austin, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, University of the Incarnate Word*, University of New Orleans.

2012-2013 Membership: 10

2013-2014 Membership: 14

 

SWAC (Southwestern Athletic Conference) (no changes)

Alabama A&M, Alabama State, Alcorn State, Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Grambling State, Jackson State, Mississippi Valley State, Prairie View A&M, Southern, Texas Southern.

2012-2013 Membership: 10

2013-2014 Membership: 10

 

Summit (losing Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), adding Denver)

Denver, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW), Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), Nebraska-Omaha (UNO)*, North Dakota State, Oakland, South Dakota, South Dakota State, Western Illinois.

2012-2013 Membership: 9

2013-2014 Membership: 9

 

Sun Belt (losing Florida Atlantic (FAU), Florida International (FIU), Middle Tennessee, and North Texas, adding Georgia State, Texas State, and Texas-Arlington (UTA))

Arkansas-Little Rock (UALR), Arkansas State, Florida Atlantic (FAU), Florida International (FIU), Georgia State, Louisiana-Lafayette, Louisiana-Monroe, Middle Tennessee, North Texas, South Alabama, Texas State, Texas-Arlington (UTA), Troy, Western Kentucky.

2012-2013 Membership: 11

2013-2014 Membership: 10

 

West Coast (adding University of the Pacific)

Brigham Young (BYU), Gonzaga, Loyola Marymount, Pepperdine, Portland, Saint Mary’s, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Clara, University of the Pacific.

2012-2013 Membership: 9

2013-2014 Membership: 10

 

WAC (losing Denver, Louisiana Tech, San Jose State, Texas-Arlington (UTA), Texas-San Antonio (UTSA), Texas State, and Utah State, adding Cal State Bakersfield, Chicago State, Grand Canyon, Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), Texas-Pan American, Utah Valley)

Cal State Bakersfield, Chicago State, Denver, Grand Canyon*, Idaho, Louisiana Tech, Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), New Mexico State, San Jose State, Seattle, Texas State, Texas-Arlington (UTA), Texas-Pan American, Texas-San Antonio (UTSA), Utah State, Utah Valley.

2012-2013 Membership: 10

2013-2014 Membership: 9

 

 

The Great West and Independents are not eligible for an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.

 

Great West (losing Chicago State, Houston Baptist, Texas-Pan American, Utah Valley)

Chicago State, Houston Baptist, New Jersey Institute of Technology (N.J.I.T.), Texas-Pan American, Utah Valley.

2012-2013 Membership: 5

2013-2014 Membership: 1

 

Independents (losing Cal State Bakersfield and New Orleans)

Cal State Bakersfield, New Orleans.

2012-2013 Membership: 2

2013-2014 Membership: 0

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