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Encyclopedia > Big South Conference
Big South Conference
Established: 1983
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NCAA Division I FCS
Members 8
Sports fielded 16 (men's: 8; women's: 8)
Region South Atlantic States
Headquarters Charlotte, NC
Commissioner Kyle Kallander
Website http://www.bigsouthsports.com/
Locations

The Big South Conference is a college athletic conference affiliated with the NCAA’s Division I. The conference's football teams are part of the Division I Football Championship Subdivision (formerly Division I-AA). The Big South, founded in 1983, is firmly rooted in the southeastern United States, with member institutions located in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often said NC-Double-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... Division I (or DI) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the United States. ... The South Atlantic States form one of the nine divisions within the United States that are formally recognized by that countrys census bureau. ... Charlotte redirects here. ... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Largest metro area Charlotte metro area Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (900 km)  - % water 9. ... Image File history File links Question_book-3. ... NCAA conferences Division I Division I-A football Bowl Championship Series conferences Atlantic Coast Conference Big Ten Conference Big Twelve Conference Big East Conference Pacific Ten Conference Southeastern Conference Non BCS conferences Conference USA Mid-American Conference Mountain West Conference Sun Belt Conference Western Athletic Conference NCAA Division I-A... NCAA redirects here. ... Division I (or DI) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the United States. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... Division I (or DI) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the United States. ... Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Largest metro area Charlotte metro area Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (900 km)  - % water 9. ... Official language(s) English Capital Columbia Largest city Columbia Largest metro area Columbia Area  Ranked 40th  - Total 34,726 sq mi (82,965 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 260 miles (420 km)  - % water 6  - Latitude 32° 2′ N to 35° 13′ N  - Longitude 78° 32′ W to 83... This article is about the U.S. state. ...


Charter members included Armstrong State (now Armstrong Atlantic State), Augusta (now Augusta State), Campbell University, Charleston Baptist (now Charleston Southern), Coastal Carolina University, Radford, and Winthrop. Campbell University is a university in Buies Creek, North Carolina, US. Campbell is a coeducational, church-related (Baptist) university, and has an approximately equal number of male and female students. ... Image:Coastal Carolina Univerisity. ...


The Big South Conference began sponsoring football in 2002, with Charleston Southern University, Gardner-Webb University, and Liberty University fielding teams; Coastal Carolina University and Virginia Military Institute joined the conference as football-playing members in 2003. Charleston Southern University, founded in 1964, is an independent comprehensive university located in Charleston, South Carolina. ... Gardner-Webb University is a four-year private university 50 miles west of Charlotte in Boiling Springs, North Carolina and is affiliated with the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina. ... Liberty University is a Christian liberal arts university in Lynchburg, Virginia. ... Image:Coastal Carolina Univerisity. ... The Virginia Military Institute (VMI), located in Lexington, Virginia, is the oldest state military college in the United States. ...

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Current members

Full members

Institution Location Founded Affiliation Enrollment Joined Team Name
Charleston Southern University Charleston, South Carolina 1964 Private/Baptist 3,224 1983 Buccaneers
Coastal Carolina University Conway, South Carolina 1954 Public 8,049 1983 Chanticleers
High Point University High Point, North Carolina 1924 Private/Methodist 3,079 1999 Panthers
Liberty University Lynchburg, Virginia 1971 Private/Baptist 10,500 1991 Flames
Radford University Radford, Virginia 1910 Public 9,220 1983 Highlanders
University of North Carolina at Asheville Asheville, North Carolina 1927 Public 3,635 1984 Bulldogs
Virginia Military Institute Lexington, Virginia 1839 Public 1,377 2003 Keydets
Winthrop University Rock Hill, South Carolina 1886 Public 6,292 1983 Eagles

Charleston Southern University, founded in 1964, is an independent comprehensive university located in Charleston, South Carolina. ... Nickname: Motto: Aedes Mores Juraque Curat (She cares for her temples, customs, and rights) Location of Charleston in South Carolina. ... Image:Coastal Carolina Univerisity. ... Location of Conway in South Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State South Carolina County Horry Mayor Gregory K. Martin Area    - City 34. ... High Point University is a private liberal arts university in High Point, North Carolina, USA affiliated with the United Methodist Church. ... Nickname: Location in Guilford County and the state of North Carolina Coordinates: , Country State Counties Guilford, Davidson, Randolph, Forsyth Government  - Mayor Rebecca Smothers (D) Area  - City 95. ... Liberty University is a Christian liberal arts university in Lynchburg, Virginia. ... Lynchburg is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Radford University is a medium-size public, state-funded university in the City of Radford, in Southwestern Virginia, founded in 1910 as a womens college and coeducational since 1972. ... Radford is an independent city located in Virginia. ... The University of North Carolina at Asheville (known for short as UNC Asheville) is a public liberal arts university in Asheville, North Carolina. ... Not to be confused with Ashville. ... The Virginia Military Institute (VMI), located in Lexington, Virginia, is the oldest state military college in the United States. ... Lexington is an independent city within the confines of Rockbridge County in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... , Winthrop University (formerly Winthrop College) is an American public, four-year liberal arts college in Rock Hill, South Carolina, within the Charlotte, North Carolina metropolitan area. ... Rock Hill is the largest city in York County, South Carolina, and a satellite city of Charlotte, North Carolina. ...

Associate member

  • Gardner-Webb University Runnin' Bulldogs (2002) [associate member in football only]

Gardner-Webb University is a four-year private university 50 miles west of Charlotte in Boiling Springs, North Carolina and is affiliated with the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina. ...

Future members

Presbyterian College is a liberal arts college in Clinton, South Carolina, USA. Presbyterian College, or PC, is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church USA. Presbyterian College has around 1300 students and runs on an endowment of around $75 million. ... Gardner-Webb University is a four-year private university 50 miles west of Charlotte in Boiling Springs, North Carolina and is affiliated with the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina. ... The State University of New York at Stony Brook (SUNYSB), also known as Stony Brook University (SBU) is a public research university located in Stony Brook, New York (on the north side of Long Island, about 55 miles east of Manhattan, New York). ...

Former members

Institution Current Conference Joined Left
Armstrong Atlantic State Peach Belt 1983 1987
Augusta State Peach Belt 1983 1990
Birmingham-Southern SCAC, Division III 2000 2007
Campbell Atlantic Sun 1983 1994
Davidson SoCon 1990 1992
Elon SoCon 1999 2003
UM-Baltimore County America East 1992 1998
UNC Greensboro SoCon 1992 1997
Towson Colonial 1992 1995

Armstrong Atlantic State University, abbreviated AASU, is a state university located in Savannah, Georgia. ... The Peach Belt Conference (also known as the PBC) is an intercollegiate college athletic conference affiliated with the NCAA’s Division II. The PBC was formed in 1990 with seven charter universities as the Peach Belt Athletic Conference. ... See also: 1982 in sports, other events of 1983, 1984 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: NASCAR Championship - Bobby Allison Cale Yarborough won the Daytona 500 CART Racing - Al Unser won the season championship Indianapolis 500 - Tom Sneva Formula One Championship - Nelson... See also: 1986 in sports, other events of 1987, 1988 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Bill Elliott won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Dale Earnhardt CART Racing - Bobby Rahal won the season championship Indianapolis 500 - Al Unser, Sr. ... Augusta State University is a public, four-year university located in Augusta, Georgia. ... The Peach Belt Conference (also known as the PBC) is an intercollegiate college athletic conference affiliated with the NCAA’s Division II. The PBC was formed in 1990 with seven charter universities as the Peach Belt Athletic Conference. ... See also: 1982 in sports, other events of 1983, 1984 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: NASCAR Championship - Bobby Allison Cale Yarborough won the Daytona 500 CART Racing - Al Unser won the season championship Indianapolis 500 - Tom Sneva Formula One Championship - Nelson... See also: 1989 in sports, other events of 1990, 1991 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Derrike Cope won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Dale Earnhardt CART Racing - Al Unser, Jr. ... BSC: Birmingham-Southern College is a 4-year, private liberal arts college in Birmingham, Alabama, USA. Founded in 1856, it is affiliated with the United Methodist Church. ... The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) is an athletic conference which competes in the NCAAs Division III. Member institutions are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Texas. ... See also: 1999 in sports, other events of 2000, 2001 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Dale Jarrett won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Bobby Labonte Indy Racing League - Buddy Lazier won the season championship Indianapolis 500- Juan Pablo Montoya CART Racing... // 1 : College Football - In a game remembered for its numerous trick plays, including a hook and lateral and a Statue of Liberty play, the Boise State Broncos defeat the Oklahoma Sooners 43-42 to win the Fiesta Bowl in dramatic fashion. ... Campbell University is a university in Buies Creek, North Carolina, US. Campbell is a coeducational, church-related (Baptist) university, and has an approximately equal number of male and female students. ... The Atlantic Sun Conference is a college athletic conference which operates primarily on the east coast of the United States. ... See also: 1982 in sports, other events of 1983, 1984 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: NASCAR Championship - Bobby Allison Cale Yarborough won the Daytona 500 CART Racing - Al Unser won the season championship Indianapolis 500 - Tom Sneva Formula One Championship - Nelson... // February 20 — In Boston, Massachusetts, Irelands 41-year-old Eamonn Coghlan becomes the first man over the age of forty to run a sub-four minute mile when he clocked 3min. ... Davidson College is a private liberal arts college for 1,700 students in Davidson, North Carolina, USA. Both the town and college were named for Brigadier General William Lee Davidson, a Revolutionary War commander. ... The Southern Conference (or SoCon) is a college athletic conference affiliated with the NCAAs Division I. SoCon football teams compete in the Division I Football Championship Subdivision (formerly known as I-AA). ... See also: 1989 in sports, other events of 1990, 1991 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Derrike Cope won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Dale Earnhardt CART Racing - Al Unser, Jr. ... // August 1 — Olympic Marathon, Barcelona (Spain) Womens Winner: Valentina Yegorova (EUN) 2:32:41 August 9 — Olympic Marathon, Barcelona (Spain) Mens Winner: Hwang Young-Cho (KOR) 2:13:23 October 11 — Enschede Marathon, Netherlands Mens Winner: Willie Mtolo (RSA) 2:13:39 Womens Winner: Natalia Repescko... Elon University is a private, liberal arts university located in Elon, North Carolina. ... The Southern Conference (or SoCon) is a college athletic conference affiliated with the NCAAs Division I. SoCon football teams compete in the Division I Football Championship Subdivision (formerly known as I-AA). ... See also: 1998 in sports, other events of 1999, 2000 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Athletics Hicham El Guerrouj sets the new World Record in the mile at the World Championships in Rome. ... // World Artistic Gymnastics Championships: Mens all-around champions: Paul Hamm, USA, Yang Wei, China Womens all-around champion: Svetlana Khorkina, Russia Mens team competition champion: China Womens team competition champion: USA April 13 — Rotterdam Marathon, Netherlands Mens Winner: William Kiplagat (KEN) 2:07:42 Women... The University of Maryland, Baltimore County is part of the University System of Maryland and located in southern Baltimore County, Maryland near the towns of Catonsville and Arbutus. ... The America East Conference is a college athletic conference whose members are located mainly in the northeastern United States. ... // August 1 — Olympic Marathon, Barcelona (Spain) Womens Winner: Valentina Yegorova (EUN) 2:32:41 August 9 — Olympic Marathon, Barcelona (Spain) Mens Winner: Hwang Young-Cho (KOR) 2:13:23 October 11 — Enschede Marathon, Netherlands Mens Winner: Willie Mtolo (RSA) 2:13:39 Womens Winner: Natalia Repescko... // Stock car racing: Dale Earnhardt won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Jeff Gordon NASCAR celebrates its 50th anniversary Indy Racing League - Indianapolis 500 - Eddie Cheever CART Racing - Alex Zanardi won the season championship Formula One Championship - Mika Häkkinen of Finland 24 hours of Le Mans: won by the team... The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is a public university in Greensboro, North Carolina and is a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina system. ... The Southern Conference (or SoCon) is a college athletic conference affiliated with the NCAAs Division I. SoCon football teams compete in the Division I Football Championship Subdivision (formerly known as I-AA). ... // August 1 — Olympic Marathon, Barcelona (Spain) Womens Winner: Valentina Yegorova (EUN) 2:32:41 August 9 — Olympic Marathon, Barcelona (Spain) Mens Winner: Hwang Young-Cho (KOR) 2:13:23 October 11 — Enschede Marathon, Netherlands Mens Winner: Willie Mtolo (RSA) 2:13:39 Womens Winner: Natalia Repescko... // World Artistic Gymnastics Championships: Mens all-around champion: Ivan Ivankov, Belarus Womens all-around champion: Svetlana Khorkina, Russia Mens team competition champion: China Womens team competition champion: Romania June 8 — Enschede Marathon, Netherlands Mens Winner: Dmitriy Kapitonov (RUS) 2:12:09 Womens Winner: Carla... Towson University, often referred to as TU or simply Towson for short, is an American public university located in Towson in Baltimore County, Maryland, USA. It is part of the University System of Maryland. ... The Colonial Athletic Association, also known as the CAA, is a NCAA Division I college athletic conference whose members are located in East Coast states from Massachusetts to Georgia. ... // August 1 — Olympic Marathon, Barcelona (Spain) Womens Winner: Valentina Yegorova (EUN) 2:32:41 August 9 — Olympic Marathon, Barcelona (Spain) Mens Winner: Hwang Young-Cho (KOR) 2:13:23 October 11 — Enschede Marathon, Netherlands Mens Winner: Willie Mtolo (RSA) 2:13:39 Womens Winner: Natalia Repescko... See also: 1994 in sports, other events of 1995, 1996 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Sterling Marlin won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Jeff Gordon CART racing - season championship won by Jacques Villeneuve Indianapolis 500 - Jacques Villeneuve. ...

Sports

The Big South Conference sponsors intercollegiate competition in men’s baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s football, men’s and women’s golf, men’s and women’s indoor track and field, men's and women’s outdoor track and field, men’s and women’s soccer, women’s softball, men’s and women’s tennis, and women’s volleyball. This article is about the sport. ... This article is about the sport. ... The Minnesota State Highschool Cross Country Meet A cross country race in Seaside, Oregon. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... This article is about the sport. ... Athletics, also known as track and field or track and field athletics, is a collection of sport events. ... Athletics, also known as track and field or track and field athletics, is a collection of sport events. ... Soccer redirects here. ... Soft ball is also a sugar stage Softball is a team sport popular around the world but especially in the United States. ... For other uses, see Tennis (disambiguation). ... For the ball used in this sport, see Volleyball (ball). ...


Interestingly, they are the only collegiate athletic conference to sponsor a quizbowl competition, starting this in 2006, and using questions from National Academic Quiz Tournaments. Liberty has won all three years. Churchill College - Cambridge plays York on University Challenge, a televised quizbowl programme. ... National Academic Quiz Tournaments, LLC is a question-writing and quizbowl organizing company founded by former players in 1996. ...


Conference champions

Men's basketball

Season Regular Season Champion Tournament Champion Tournament Final Location
1986 Charleston Southern (5-1) Charleston Southern Savannah Civic Center, Savannah, Georgia
1987 Charleston Southern (12-2) Charleston Southern Savannah Civic Center
1988 Coastal Carolina (9-3) Winthrop Winthrop Coliseum, Rock Hill, South Carolina
1989 Coastal Carolina (9-3) UNC-Asheville Winthrop Coliseum
1990 Coastal Carolina (11-1) Coastal Carolina Winthrop Coliseum
1991 Coastal Carolina (13-1) Coastal Carolina Civic Center of Anderson, Anderson, South Carolina
1992 Radford (12-2) Campbell Civic Center of Anderson
1993 Towson State (14-2) Coastal Carolina North Charleston Coliseum, North Charleston, South Carolina
1994 Towson State (15-3) Liberty North Charleston Coliseum
1995 UNC-Greensboro (14-2) Charleston Southern Vines Center, Lynchburg, Virginia
1996 UNC-Greensboro (11-3) UNC-Greensboro Vines Center
1997 UNC-Asheville (11-3) Charleston Southern Vines Center
1998 UNC-Asheville (11-1) Radford Vines Center
1999 Winthrop (9-1) Winthrop Asheville Civic Center, Asheville, North Carolina
2000 Radford (12-2) Winthrop Asheville Civic Center
2001 Radford (12-2) Winthrop Roanoke Civic Center, Roanoke, Virginia
2002 Winthrop (10-4) (#1 seed)

UNC-Asheville (10-4) The Savannah Civic Center is a 9,600-seat multi-purpose arena in Savannah, Georgia. ... Savannah redirects here. ... Winthrop Coliseum is a 6,100-seat multi-purpose arena in Rock Hill, South Carolina. ... Rock Hill is the largest city in York County, South Carolina, and a satellite city of Charlotte, North Carolina. ... The Civic Center of Anderson is part of a larger entertainment complex in Anderson, South Carolina that also features baseball and soccer fields, tennis courts, an ampitheatre, a playground, and conference center. ... Anderson is a city located in Anderson County, South Carolina. ... The North Charleston Coliseum is a 12,405-seat multi-purpose arena in North Charleston, South Carolina, part of the North Charlston Coliseum, Performing Arts Center, and Convention Center complex built in 1993 (the Performing Arts Center and Convention Center opened in 1999) located on the access road to Charleston... Nickname: Coordinates: , Country State Counties Charleston, Dorchester Government  - Mayor R. Keith Summey Area  - City 62. ... The Vines Center is a 9,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Lynchburg, Virginia. ... Lynchburg is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... The Asheville Civic Center is a 7,654-seat multi-purpose arena in Asheville, North Carolina. ... Not to be confused with Ashville. ... Roanoke Civic Center is a 9,828-seat multi-purpose arena in Roanoke, Virginia. ... Nickname: Location in Virginia Coordinates: , Country State Government  - Mayor Nelson Harris Area  - City  43 sq mi (111. ...

Winthrop Roanoke Civic Center
2003 Winthrop (11-3) UNC-Asheville Vines Center (semis & finals only)
2004 Liberty (12-4) Liberty Vines Center (finals only)
2005 Winthrop (15-1) Winthrop Winthrop Coliseum (finals only)
2006 Winthrop (13-3) Winthrop Winthrop Coliseum (semis & finals only)
2007 Winthrop (14-0) Winthrop Winthrop Coliseum (semis & finals only)
2008 UNC-Asheville (10-4)(#1 seed)

Winthrop (10-4) The 2007 Big South Mens Basketball Tournament marked the conclusion of the 2006-07 Big South Conference mens basketball season. ...

Winthrop Justice Center (Semis & finals only)

See also:

  • Big South Men's Basketball Tournament
  • Big South Women's Basketball Tournament


Football

Season Champion Record
2002 Gardner-Webb 3-0
2003 Gardner-Webb 4-0
2004 Coastal Carolina 4-0 (10-1)
2005 Charleston Southern 3-1 (7-4)
Coastal Carolina 3-1 (9-2)
2006 Coastal Carolina 4-0 (9-3)
2007 Liberty 4-0 (8-3)

Quizbowl Tournament

Year Champion Record Host School
2006 Liberty 8-0 VMI
2007 Liberty 6-1 Radford
2008 Liberty 5-2 Liberty

Conference facilities

School Football stadium Capacity Basketball arena Capacity Soccer stadium Capacity
Charleston Southern Buccaneer Field 4,000 CSU Field House 790 Buccaneer Field 4,000
Coastal Carolina Brooks Stadium 6,408 Kimbel Arena 1,039 CCU Soccer Field N/A
Gardner-Webb Ernest W. Spangler Stadium 7,800 Paul Porter Arena 5,000 N/A N/A
High Point Non-Football School N/A Millis Center 2,565 Dick and Peg Vert Track and Soccer Stadium 1,100
Liberty Williams Stadium 12,000 Vines Center 9,000 Liberty Soccer Field N/A
Radford Non-Football School N/A Dedmon Center 5,000 Cupp Stadium 5,000
UNC-Asheville Non-Football School N/A Justice Center 1,100 Greenwood Field N/A
VMI Alumni Memorial Stadium 10,000 Cameron Hall 5,800 Patchin Field 1,000
Winthrop Non-Football School N/A Winthrop Coliseum 6,100 Eagle Field 1,500

Buccaneer Field is a 4,000-seat multi-purpose stadium in Charleston, South Carolina. ... CSU Field House is a 790-seat multi-purpose arena in Charleston, South Carolina. ... Buccaneer Field is a 4,000-seat multi-purpose stadium in Charleston, South Carolina. ... Brooks Stadium is a 6,408-seat multi-purpose stadium in Conway, South Carolina. ... Kimbel Arena is a 1,039-seat multi-purpose stadium in Conway, South Carolina. ... Ernest W. Spangler Stadium is a 7,800-seat multi-purpose stadium in Boiling Springs, North Carolina. ... Paul Porter Arena is a 5,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Boiling Springs, North Carolina. ... Millis Center is a 2,565-seat multi-purpose stadium in High Point, North Carolina. ... Williams Stadium is a 12,000 seat football stadium located on the campus of Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virgina, USA. The stadium was built in 1990 and plays host to Liberty Flames football (NCAA I-AA). ... The Vines Center is a 9,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Lynchburg, Virginia. ... Dedmon Center is a 5,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Radford, Virginia. ... Justice Center is a 1,100-seat multi-purpose arena in Asheville, North Carolina. ... Alumni Memorial Stadium is a 10,000-seat multi-purpose stadium in Lexington, Virginia. ... Cameron Hall is a 5,800-seat multi-purpose arena in Lexington, Virginia. ... Winthrop Coliseum is a 6,100-seat multi-purpose arena in Rock Hill, South Carolina. ...

References

http://www.bigsouthsports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=4800&KEY=&ATCLID=130896


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Big South Conference - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (294 words)
The conference is firmly rooted in the southeastern United States, with member institutions located in Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia.
The Big South Conference began sponsoring football in 2002, with Charleston Southern, Gardner-Webb, and Liberty fielding teams; Coastal Carolina University and Virginia Military Institute joined the conference as football-playing members in 2003.
The Big South Conference sponsors intercollegiate competition in men’s baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s football, men’s and women’s golf, men’s and women’s indoor track and field, men's and women’s outdoor track and field, men’s and women’s soccer, women’s softball, men’s and women’s tennis, and women’s volleyball.
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