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Encyclopedia > North Central Conference

The North Central Conference is a College Athletic Conference which operates in the north central United States. It participates in the NCAA's Division II. 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... 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. ...

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Member schools

Starting Fall 2006 season Western Washington University and Central Washington University will be joining the conference for football only. Augustana College Augustana College is a residential liberal arts college affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. ... University of Minnesota Duluth The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) regional university part of the University of Minnesota System located in Duluth, Minnesota. ... Minnesota State University, Mankato is a four year university and part of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) located in Mankato, Minnesota, USA. The school currently has an enrollment of approximately 14,000 students and 600 full time faculty members. ... The University of Nebraska at Omaha, founded 1908 as the University of Omaha, is the Omaha, Nebraska, campus of the University of Nebraska system, and is the second-largest institution of higher education in Nebraska (after the University of Nebraska-Lincoln). ... The University of North Dakota (UND) is a comprehensive institution of higher learning in Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA. Founded in 1883, it is the largest and oldest such institution in the state of North Dakota. ... St. ... The University of South Dakota is a public university in South Dakota, founded in 1862 by the State of South Dakota, although classes were not held until 1882. ... Western Washington University Western Washington University (also referred to as WWU or Western) is one of six state-funded, four-year universities of higher education in the U.S. state of Washington. ... Central Washington University Central Washington University, or CWU, is an accredited four-year educational institution located in Ellensburg, Washington in the United States. ...


Sports

The NCC sponsors baseball, men's and women's basketball, football, cross-country, golf, soccer, softball, swimming & diving, tennis, track & field, volleyball, and wrestling.


Five of the seven members of the NCC sponsor Division I Ice Hockey. University of North Dakota, University of Minnesota Duluth, Minnesota State University, Mankato, and St. Cloud State University are members of the WCHA. The University of Nebraska at Omaha competes in the CCHA. The University of North Dakota (UND) is a comprehensive institution of higher learning in Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA. Founded in 1883, it is the largest and oldest such institution in the state of North Dakota. ... University of Minnesota Duluth The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) regional university part of the University of Minnesota System located in Duluth, Minnesota. ... Minnesota State University, Mankato is a four year university and part of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) located in Mankato, Minnesota, USA. The school currently has an enrollment of approximately 14,000 students and 600 full time faculty members. ... St. ... The Western Collegiate Hockey Association is a college athletic conference which operates over a wide area of the Midwestern and Western United States. ... The University of Nebraska at Omaha, founded 1908 as the University of Omaha, is the Omaha, Nebraska, campus of the University of Nebraska system, and is the second-largest institution of higher education in Nebraska (after the University of Nebraska-Lincoln). ... The Central Collegiate Hockey Association is a college athletic conference which operates mostly in Michigan and Ohio, although it also has members in Alaska, Indiana, and Nebraska. ...


Former Members

The NCC was formed in 1922. Charter members of the NCC were South Dakota State University, College of St. Thomas, Des Moines, Creighton University, North Dakota State University, University of North Dakota, Morningside College, University of South Dakota, and Nebraska Wesleyan University. South Dakota State University is the largest university in South Dakota, located in Brookings. ... Creighton University, founded in 1878, is a Jesuit-Catholic college located in Omaha, Nebraska. ... North Dakota State University (NDSU) is an American state-supported university and the second largest school in the 11 campus North Dakota University System. ... The University of North Dakota (UND) is a comprehensive institution of higher learning in Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA. Founded in 1883, it is the largest and oldest such institution in the state of North Dakota. ... Morningside College is a liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church in Sioux City, Iowa. ... The University of South Dakota is a public university in South Dakota, founded in 1862 by the State of South Dakota, although classes were not held until 1882. ... Nebraska Wesleyan University, founded in 1887 by the Nebraska Methodists, is comprised of 1500 students and 300 faculty and staff. ...


The University of Northern Iowa was a member of the NCC from 1934 until 1978. UNI currently competes in Division I in the Missouri Valley Conference and the Gateway Football Conference. In 2001 Morningside College left the NCC to join the NAIA. Three schools left the conference in 2004. North Dakota State University, the University of Northern Colorado, and South Dakota State University are all transitioning their athletics programs from Division II to Division I. These three schools became founding members of the Division I-AA Great West Football Conference, which started play in the fall of 2004. The University of Northern Iowa, in Cedar Falls, Iowa, was founded in 1876, as the Iowa State Normal School. ... The Missouri Valley Conference (also called MVC or simply The Valley) is a college athletic conference whose members are located in the midwestern United States. ... The Gateway Football Conference is a College Athletic Conference which operates in the midwestern United States. ... Morningside College is a liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church in Sioux City, Iowa. ... NAIA is an acronym (or an initialism) that can refer to the following: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics in the United States. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... North Dakota State University (NDSU) is an American state-supported university and the second largest school in the 11 campus North Dakota University System. ... University of Northern Colorado (UNC) is a baccalaureate (arts, sciences, humanities, business, human sciences, and education), graduate (primarily in the field of education), and research university located in Greeley, Colorado. ... South Dakota State University is the largest university in South Dakota, located in Brookings. ... The Great West Football Conference is a NCAA Division I-AA college athletic conference. ...


Conference Football Stadiums

School Football Stadium Stadium capacity
South Dakota DakotaDome 10,000
North Dakota Alerus Center 13,500
Nebraska-Omaha Al F. Caniglia 9,500
Minnesota, Duluth Griggs Field 4,000
St. Cloud State Selke Field 4,000
Augustana Howard Wood 10,000
Minnesota State Blakeslee 7,500
Western Washington Civic Stadium 5,000
Central Washington Tomlinson Stadium 4,000

External link

  • Official Website of the North Central Conference

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North Central Conference - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (274 words)
Charter members of the NCC were South Dakota State University, College of St. Thomas, Des Moines, Creighton University, North Dakota State University, University of North Dakota, Morningside College, University of South Dakota, and Nebraska Wesleyan University.
The University of Northern Iowa was a member of the NCC from 1934 until 1978.
North Dakota State University, the University of Northern Colorado, and South Dakota State University are all transitioning their athletics programs from Division II to Division I. These three schools became founding members of the Division I-AA Great West Football Conference, which started play in the fall of 2004.
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Schuck was named the conference coach of the year after the Mavericks captured the NCC indoor title with 250 points on Feb. 24-25, winning 11 events in the process.
North Dakota’s Kristi Boese was voted the league’s Most Valuable Player and North Dakota head coach Gene Roebuck received Coach of the Year honors for the ninth time in his career.
North Dakota, St. Cloud State and Augustana have been seleced to represent the North Central Conference in the NCAA Division II Women’s Basketball Championship.
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