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Sun Belt Conference
Sun Belt Conference
Data
Classification NCAA Division I FBS
Established 1976
Members 13
Sports fielded 19 (9 men's, 10 women's)
Region Southern United States
States 8 - Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado,
Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana,
Tennessee, Texas
Headquarters New Orleans, Louisiana
Locations

The Sun Belt Conference is a college athletic conference that has been affiliated with the NCAA's Division I since 1976. Its football teams participate in the Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS), the higher of two levels of Division I football competition (formerly known as Division I-A). The Sun Belt has member institutions distributed primarily across the southern United States. Image File history File links Sun Belt Conference logo File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... 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. ... See also: 1975 in sports, other events of 1976, 1977 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: February 15David Pearson won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Cale Yarborough Indianapolis 500 - Johnny Rutherford USAC Racing - Gordon Johncock won the season championship Formula One Championship... This article is 88 kilobytes or more in size. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Official language(s) English Capital Little Rock Largest city Little Rock Largest metro area Little Rock Metropolitan Area Area  Ranked 29th  - Total 53,179 sq mi (137,002 km²)  - Width 239 miles (385 km)  - Length 261 miles (420 km)  - % water 2. ... Official language(s) English Capital Denver Largest city Denver Largest metro area Denver-Aurora Metro Area Area  Ranked 8th  - Total 104,185 sq mi (269,837 km²)  - Width 280 miles (451 km)  - Length 380 miles (612 km)  - % water 0. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Largest metro area Miami metropolitan area Area  Ranked 22nd  - Total 65,795[1] sq mi (170,304[1] km²)  - Width 361 miles (582 km)  - Length 447 miles (721 km)  - % water 17. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Area  Ranked 37th  - Total 40,444 sq mi (104,749 km²)  - Width 140 miles (225 km)  - Length 379 miles (610 km)  - % water 1. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Official language(s) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Largest metro area Nashville Area  Ranked 36th  - Total 42,169 sq mi (109,247 km²)  - Width 120 miles (195 km)  - Length 440 miles (710 km)  - % water 2. ... Official language(s) No official language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Largest metro area Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... NOLA redirects here. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... This is a list of athletic conferences of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often pronounced N-C-Double-A or N-C-Two-A ) is a voluntary association of about 1,200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletic programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... See also: 1975 in sports, other events of 1976, 1977 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: February 15David Pearson won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Cale Yarborough Indianapolis 500 - Johnny Rutherford USAC Racing - Gordon Johncock won the season championship Formula One Championship... A college football game between Colorado State and Air Force. ...


After the 1990-91 basketball season, all members of the Sun Belt except Western Kentucky, South Alabama, Jacksonville, and incoming member Arkansas-Little Rock departed for other conferences. The Sun Belt then merged with the American South Conference, made up of Arkansas State, Louisiana Tech, Southwestern Louisiana (now University of Louisiana at Lafayette), Texas-Pan American, New Orleans, Lamar, and Central Florida. 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. ... See also: 1990 in sports, other events of 1991, 1992 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Ernie Irvan won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Dale Earnhardt CART Racing - Michael Andretti won the season championship Indianapolis 500 - Rick Mears Formula One Championship - Ayrton... This article is about the sport. ...


The conference did not sponsor football until 2001, when the league added New Mexico State, North Texas and Middle Tennessee State as full members and added Louisiana-Monroe and Idaho as "football only" members. Utah State was added as a "football only" member in 2003, then departed in 2005 with Idaho and New Mexico State for the WAC. United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... See also: 2000 in sports, other events of 2001, 2002 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Michael Waltrip won the Daytona 500, a race that also saw the death of seven-time NASCAR champion Dale Earnhardt in an unspectacular crash during the... New Mexico State University, or NMSU, is a land-grant university that has its main campus in Las Cruces, New Mexico. ... The University of North Texas (informally UNT or North Texas) is a public university located in Denton, Texas. ... Middle Tennessee State University (founded September 11, 1911, and commonly abbreviated as MTSU) is an American university located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. ... The University of Idaho is the states prominent institution of higher learning, located in the rural city of Moscow in Latah County. ... Utah State Universitys main campus is located in Logan, Utah. ... // 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... // Athletics Mens 100 metres - Asafa Powell of Jamaica sets a new world record of 9. ... The University of Idaho is the states prominent institution of higher learning, located in the rural city of Moscow in Latah County. ... New Mexico State University, or NMSU, is a land-grant university that has its main campus in Las Cruces, New Mexico. ... The Western Athletic Conference (commonly referred to as the WAC, pronounced whack) was formed on July 27, 1962, making it the sixth oldest of the 11 college athletic conferences currently participating in the NCAAs Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS; formerly Division I-A). ...


ULM joined the league as a member in all sports on July 1, 2006. Western Kentucky will join the Sun Belt Conference for football in 2009 after its Board of Regents voted to upgrade the school's football program to Division I FBS.[1] // For an extensive coverage see 2006 in athletics (track and field) May 12 — Justin Gatlin equals the 100m world record. ... Western Kentucky University (WKU) is a public university in Bowling Green, Kentucky. ...


It has one bowl tie-in, the New Orleans Bowl, which currently pits the Sun Belt champion against an agreed-upon school from Conference USA. The New Orleans Bowl is a post-season college football bowl game certified by the NCAA that has been played annually at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana since 2001. ... Conference USA, officially abbreviated C-USA, is a college athletic conference whose member institutions are located within the Southern United States. ...


The conference office has been headquartered in downtown New Orleans since 2000, after moving from suburban Metairie, Louisiana where it had been based since 1991. Prior to moving to the “Big Easy” the league was based in Tampa, Florida from 1977-1991. The original conference office was located in Charlotte, North Carolina from 1976-77. New Orleans is the largest city in the state of Louisiana, United States of America. ... , Metairie (local pronunciations , ) is a suburb of New Orleans. ... Nickname: Location in Hillsborough County and the state of Florida. ... “Charlotte” redirects here. ...

Contents

Commissioners

  • Vic Bubas 1976-1990
  • Jim Lessig 1990-1991
  • Craig Thompson 1991-1998
  • Wright Waters 1999-present

Current members

Institution Location - City Location - State Founded Affiliation Enrollment Football Member
University of Arkansas at Little Rock Little Rock Arkansas 1927 Public 12,000 No
Arkansas State University Jonesboro Arkansas 1909 Public 16,494 Yes
University of Denver Denver Colorado 1864 Private/Non-sectarian 9,846 No
Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton Florida 1961 Public 26,000 Yes
Florida International University Miami Florida 1965 Public 39,500 Yes
University of Louisiana at Lafayette Lafayette Louisiana 1900 Public 18,079 Yes
University of Louisiana at Monroe Monroe Louisiana 1931 Public 8,140 Yes
Middle Tennessee State University Murfreesboro Tennessee 1911 Public 22,554 Yes
University of New Orleans New Orleans Louisiana 1958 Public 17,350 No
University of North Texas Denton Texas 1890 Public 32,181 Yes
University of South Alabama Mobile Alabama 1963 Public 13,500 No
Troy University Troy Alabama 1887 Public 27,148 Yes
Western Kentucky University Bowling Green Kentucky 1906 Public 18,391 Yes (2009)

Dickinson Hall University of Arkansas at Little Rock is the third largest university, by enrollment, in Arkansas. ... Location in Pulaski County, Arkansas Coordinates: , Country State County Pulaski Founded 1821 Incorporated 1831 Government  - Mayor Mark Stodola Area  - City  116. ... Official language(s) English Capital Little Rock Largest city Little Rock Largest metro area Little Rock Metropolitan Area Area  Ranked 29th  - Total 53,179 sq mi (137,002 km²)  - Width 239 miles (385 km)  - Length 261 miles (420 km)  - % water 2. ... Arkansas State University student union, Jonesboro, Arkansas Arkansas State University (A-State) or (ASU) is a public university and is the flagship campus of the Arkansas State University System, the states second largest college system. ... Craighead County Veterans Memorial in downtown Jonesboro. ... Official language(s) English Capital Little Rock Largest city Little Rock Largest metro area Little Rock Metropolitan Area Area  Ranked 29th  - Total 53,179 sq mi (137,002 km²)  - Width 239 miles (385 km)  - Length 261 miles (420 km)  - % water 2. ... The University of Denver (DU) is an independent, coeducational, four-year university in Denver, Colorado. ... Nickname: Location of Denver in Colorado Location of Colorado in the United States Coordinates: , Country United States State Colorado City-County Denver (coextensive) Founded [1] November 22, 1858 Incorporated November 7, 1861 Government  - Type Strong Mayor/Weak Council  - Mayor John Hickenlooper (D) Area [1]  - City & County  154. ... Official language(s) English Capital Denver Largest city Denver Largest metro area Denver-Aurora Metro Area Area  Ranked 8th  - Total 104,185 sq mi (269,837 km²)  - Width 280 miles (451 km)  - Length 380 miles (612 km)  - % water 0. ... Florida Atlantic University, also commonly referred to as FAU or Florida Atlantic, is a public coeducational research university located in Boca Raton, Florida, USA. The university has six additional partner campuses located in the Florida cities of Dania Beach, Davie, Fort Lauderdale, Jupiter, Port St. ... Nickname: Coordinates: , Country United States State Florida County Palm Beach Founded 1925 Government  - Type Commission-Manager  - Mayor Steven L. Abrams Area  - City  29. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Largest metro area Miami metropolitan area Area  Ranked 22nd  - Total 65,795[1] sq mi (170,304[1] km²)  - Width 361 miles (582 km)  - Length 447 miles (721 km)  - % water 17. ... Florida International University, commonly known as FIU, is a public research university with its main campus in University Park in metropolitan Miami, Florida, in the United States. ... Nickname: Location in Miami-Dade County and the state of Florida Coordinates: , Country State County Miami-Dade Incorporated July 28, 1896 Government  - Type Mayor-Commissioner Plan  - Mayor Manny Diaz (I)  - City Manager Pedro G. Hernandez  - City Attorney Jorge L. Fernandez  - City Clerk Priscilla Thompson Area  - City  55. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Largest metro area Miami metropolitan area Area  Ranked 22nd  - Total 65,795[1] sq mi (170,304[1] km²)  - Width 361 miles (582 km)  - Length 447 miles (721 km)  - % water 17. ... The University of Louisiana at Lafayette, or UL Lafayette,[1] is a coeducational public research university located in Lafayette, Louisiana, in the heart of Acadiana. ... : Hub City : The Heart of Cajun Country United States Louisiana Lafayette 47. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... A view over the Bayou DeSiard of the ULM library and conference center The University of Louisiana at Monroe is a coeducational, public university located in Monroe, Louisiana, USA with an approximate enrollment of 8,140 students, also known as Louisiana-Monroe or ULM, and is a part of the... The city of Monroe is the parish seat of Ouachita Parish, in the US state of Louisiana. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Middle Tennessee State University (founded September 11, 1911, and commonly abbreviated as MTSU) is an American university located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. ... Nickname: Motto: Location in Rutherford County and the state of Tennessee. ... Official language(s) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Largest metro area Nashville Area  Ranked 36th  - Total 42,169 sq mi (109,247 km²)  - Width 120 miles (195 km)  - Length 440 miles (710 km)  - % water 2. ... The University of New Orleans, often locally called UNO, is a medium sized public urban university located in New Orleans, Louisiana. ... NOLA redirects here. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... The University of North Texas (informally UNT or North Texas) is a public university located in Denton, Texas. ... Motto: North of Ordinary Location within the state of Texas County Denton County Government  - Mayor Perry McNeill Area  - City 161. ... Official language(s) No official language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Largest metro area Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... The University of South Alabama is a public, doctoral-level university in Mobile, Alabama, USA. It was created by the Alabama Legislature in 1963, and replaced existing extension programs operated in Mobile by the University of Alabama. ... It has been suggested that List of people from Mobile, Alabama be merged into this article or section. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Troy Worldwide Logo Troy University (formerly Troy State University) is a public university located in Troy, Alabama and founded in 1887. ... Troy is a city located in Pike County, Alabama. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Western Kentucky University (WKU) is a public university in Bowling Green, Kentucky. ... Location of Bowling Green within Warren County in Kentucky. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Area  Ranked 37th  - Total 40,444 sq mi (104,749 km²)  - Width 140 miles (225 km)  - Length 379 miles (610 km)  - % water 1. ...

Conference facilities

School Football stadium Capacity Basketball arena Capacity
Arkansas Little-Rock Non-football school N/A Jack Stephens Center 5,600
Arkansas State Indian Stadium 33,410 Convocation Center 10,563
Denver Non-football school N/A Magness Arena 7,200
Florida Atlantic Lockhart Stadium 20,450 FAU Arena 5,000
Florida International FIU Stadium* 23,500 Pharmed Arena 5,150
Louisiana-Lafayette Cajun Field 31,000 Cajundome 11,550
Louisiana-Monroe Malone Stadium 30,427 Fant-Ewing Coliseum 7,085
Middle Tennessee Johnny "Red" Floyd Stadium 31,000 Murphy Center 11,520
New Orleans Non-football school N/A Human Performance Center 1,200
North Texas Fouts Field 30,500 UNT Coliseum 10,040
South Alabama Non-football school N/A Mitchell Center 10,000
Troy Movie Gallery Stadium 30,000 Trojan Arena 4,000
Western Kentucky L.T. Smith Stadium** 17,500 E.A. Diddle Arena 8,300

Notes: Jack Stephens Center at UALR Jack Stephens Center is a 5,600-seat multi-purpose arena in Little Rock, Arkansas and was built in 2005. ... Indian Stadium is a stadium in Jonesboro, Arkansas. ... Convocation Center is a 10,925-seat multi-purpose arena in Jonesboro, Arkansas. ... Magness Arena is a 7,200-seat multi-purpose arena in Denver, Colorado. ... Originally built in 1959 as an athletic facility for local high schools, the stadium is part of a sports complex that also includes Fort Lauderdale Stadium. ... FAU Arena, also commonly known as The Burrow, is a 5,000-seat multi-purpose arena located on the Boca Raton campus of Florida Atlantic University. ... FIU Stadium (or The Cage) is the American football stadium for the Florida International University college team, and is located in Miami, Florida. ... Pharmed Arena is a 5,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Miami, Florida. ... Cajun Field is a stadium located in the city of Lafayette, Louisiana. ... Cajundome is home to the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns® basketball teams, and hosts other events such as concerts and the WWE The Cajundome is a 12,800 seat multi-purpose arena in Lafayette, Louisiana. ... Malone Stadium is a stadium in Monroe, Louisiana. ... Fant-Ewing Coliseum is a 7,085-seat multi-purpose arena in Monroe, Louisiana and was built in 1971. ... Johnny Red Floyd Stadium is a stadium in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States. ... Murphy Center is a 11,520-seat multi-purpose arena in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. ... Human Performance Center is a 1,200-seat multi-purpose arena in New Orleans, Louisiana. ... Fouts Field is a stadium in Denton, Texas. ... The UNT Coliseum, informally known as the Super Pit, is a 10,040-seat multi-purpose arena in Denton, Texas. ... Mitchell Center is a 10,041-seat multi-purpose arena in Mobile, Alabama. ... Movie Gallery Stadium is a stadium in Troy, Alabama. ... Trojan Arena is a 4,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Troy, Alabama. ... L.T. Smith Stadium is a 17,500-seat multi-purpose stadium in Bowling Green, Kentucky. ... E.A. Diddle Arena is a 7,500-seat multi-purpose arena in Bowling Green, Kentucky. ...

  • Arkansas-Little Rock normally plays its home games on campus, but occasionally plays at Alltel Arena.
  • New Orleans' normal home, Lakefront Arena, is unavailable due to damage from Hurricane Katrina.
  • *Florida International University's FIU Stadium is currently undergoing expansions for an increased seating capacity to 45,000. The expansion is to be done in two separate phases, phase one to be finished for the Fall 2008 season and phase two by Fall 2010. The state of the art facility will include, amongst other amenities, luxury club seating, back support seating throughout, and two massive, high definition scoreboards.
  • **Through the 2006 season, Western Kentucky was not a football member of the Sun Belt Conference, as it competed at the Division I FCS (formerly Division I-AA) level in the Gateway Football Conference. The football team is moving up to Division I FBS in 2007 and will join the conference in 2009; by that time, Smith Stadium's capacity will be expanded to at least 22,000 seats, possibly more.

Alltel Arena is a 18,000-seat multi-purpose arena in North Little Rock, Arkansas, directly across the Arkansas River from downtown Little Rock. ... Lakefront Arena is a 10,000-seat multi-purpose arena in New Orleans, Louisiana. ... This article is about the Atlantic hurricane of 2005. ... Florida International University, commonly known as FIU, is a public research university with its main campus in University Park in metropolitan Miami, Florida, in the United States. ... FIU Stadium (or The Cage) is the American football stadium for the Florida International University college team, and is located in Miami, Florida. ... Division I is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the United States. ... The Gateway Football Conference is a college athletic conference which operates in the midwestern United States. ...

Football champions by year

Season Champion Conference Record
2001 Middle Tennessee 5-1
North Texas* 5-1
2002 North Texas 6-0
2003 North Texas 7-0
2004 North Texas 7-0
2005 Arkansas State** 5-2
Louisiana-Lafayette 5-2
Louisiana-Monroe 5-2
2006 Middle Tennessee 6-1
Troy*** 6-1

* North Texas won the conference's automatic bowl bid because it won the head-to-head game against Middle Tennessee. Also, North Texas had a losing overall record in 2001 and was not technically bowl-eligible, but the NCAA granted the team an exemption because it had won the conference. This is similar to what is granted to a basketball or baseball team which has a losing overall record but wins its conference tournament.
** Arkansas State won the conference's automatic bowl bid through a three-way tiebreaker.
*** Troy won the conference's automatic bowl bid through a tiebreaker by virtue of its head-to-head victory against Middle Tennessee, and Middle Tennessee earned a bid to the Motor City Bowl in Detroit. The University of North Texas Athletics competes as a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Sun Belt Conference. ...


Basketball champions by year

Season Men's Regular Season Champion Men's Tournament Champion Women's Regular Season Champion Women's Tournament Champion
1977 UNC Charlotte UNC Charlotte No Regular Season No Tournament
1978 UNC Charlotte New Orleans No Regular Season No Tournament
1979 South Alabama Jacksonville No Regular Season No Tournament
1980 South Alabama VCU No Regular Season No Tournament
1981 VCU VCU No Regular Season No Tournament
1982 UAB UAB No Regular Season No Tournament
1983 VCU UAB Old Dominion Old Dominion
1984 VCU UAB Old Dominion Old Dominion
1985 VCU VCU Old Dominion Old Dominion
1986 Old Dominion Jacksonville Western Kentucky Western Kentucky
1987 Western Kentucky UAB Old Dominion Old Dominion
1988 UNC Charlotte UNC Charlotte Old Dominion Western Kentucky
1989 South Alabama South Alabama Old Dominion Western Kentucky
1990 UAB South Florida UAB Old Dominion
1991 South Alabama South Alabama UAB Western Kentucky
1992 Southwestern Louisiana Southwestern Louisiana Western Kentucky Western Kentucky
1993 New Orleans Western Kentucky Western Kentucky Western Kentucky
1994 Western Kentucky Southwestern Louisiana Louisiana Tech Louisiana Tech
1995 Western Kentucky Western Kentucky Louisiana Tech Western Kentucky
1996 UALR New Orleans Louisiana Tech Louisiana Tech
1997 South Alabama South Alabama Louisiana Tech Louisiana Tech
1998 South Alabama South Alabama Louisiana Tech Louisiana Tech
1999 Louisiana Tech Arkansas State Louisiana Tech Louisiana Tech
2000 Louisiana-Lafayette Louisiana-Lafayette Louisiana Tech Louisiana Tech
2001 Western Kentucky Western Kentucky Louisiana Tech Louisiana Tech
2002 Western Kentucky Western Kentucky Florida International Florida International
2003 Western Kentucky Western Kentucky Western Kentucky Western Kentucky
2004 Louisiana-Lafayette Louisiana-Lafayette South Alabama Middle Tennessee
2005 Denver Louisiana-Lafayette Western Kentucky Middle Tennessee
2006 Western Kentucky South Alabama Western Kentucky Middle Tennessee
2007 South Alabama North Texas Middle Tennessee Middle Tennessee

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Rivalries

Intraconference rivalries

Rivalry Sport Significant Game Trophy
Florida Atlantic - Florida International All Shula Bowl (football) The Shula Award
UALR - Arkansas State All Diamond Bowl (football)
Louisiana-Lafayette - Louisiana-Monroe All Battle on the Bayou (football)
Middle Tennessee - Troy Football Battle for the Palladium The Palladium
Middle Tennessee - Western Kentucky Basketball

City Boca Raton, FL Team Colors FAU Blue and FAU Red Head Coach Howard Schnellenberger Home Stadium Lockhart Stadium Capacity 20,450 - Grass Mascot Owsley the Owl League/Conference affiliations Division I-AA Independent (2001-2004) Sun Belt Conference (2005-present) Team history All-Time Record: 33-37-0 Bowl... Head Coach Mario Cristobal 1st Year, 0-0-0 Home Stadium FIU Stadium Capacity 18,000 - AstroPlay Conference Sun Belt Conference Website FIUSports. ... The Shula Bowl is a yearly college football game between FAU and FIU. The games winner receives a traveling trophy, named the Don Shula Award, for a year. ... The UALR Trojans is the name by which the athletic teams of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock are known by. ... Arkansas State University student union, Jonesboro, Arkansas Arkansas State University (A-State) or (ASU) is a public university and is the flagship campus of the Arkansas State University System, the states second largest college system. ... Ragin Cajun redirects here. ... A view over the Bayou DeSiard of the ULM library and conference center The University of Louisiana at Monroe is a coeducational, public university located in Monroe, Louisiana, USA with an approximate enrollment of 8,140 students, also known as Louisiana-Monroe or ULM, and is a part of the... Head Coach Rick Stockstill 2nd Year, 7-6 Home Stadium Johnny Red Floyd Stadium Capacity 31,000 - Sportexe PowerBlade turf Conference Sun Belt First Year 1911 Athletic Director Chris Massaro Website GoBlueRaiders. ... Head Coach Larry Blakeney (124-63-1) Home Stadium Movie Gallery Stadium Outfitter Adidas Conference Affiliation 1909-1937 Independent 1938-1941 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association 1938-1959 Alabama Intercollegiate Conference 1960-1969 Alabama Collegiate Conference 1970-1971 Mid-South Athletic Conference 1972-1989 Gulf South Conference 1990-1992 Division II... Middle Tennessee State University (founded September 11, 1911, and commonly abbreviated as MTSU) is an American university located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. ... Western Kentucky University (WKU) is a public university in Bowling Green, Kentucky. ...

Interconference rivalries

Rivalry Sport Significant Game Trophy
Eastern Kentucky - Western Kentucky Football Battle of the Bluegrass
Florida Atlantic - Florida International -
Central Florida - South Florida
All
Florida International - University of Miami All
Arkansas State - University of Memphis All

This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Western Kentucky University (WKU) is a public university in Bowling Green, Kentucky. ... Florida Atlantic University, also commonly referred to as FAU or Florida Atlantic, is a public coeducational research university located in Boca Raton, Florida, USA. The university has six additional partner campuses located in the Florida cities of Dania Beach, Davie, Fort Lauderdale, Jupiter, Port St. ... Florida International University, commonly known as FIU, is a public research university with its main campus in University Park in metropolitan Miami, Florida, in the United States. ... “UCF” redirects here. ... The University of South Florida (USF), known within its system as USF Tampa[1][2][3], is a public university system located in Tampa, Florida, USA, with an autonomous campus in St. ... Florida International University, commonly known as FIU, is a public research university with its main campus in University Park in metropolitan Miami, Florida, in the United States. ... This article is about the university in Coral Gables, Florida. ... Arkansas State University student union, Jonesboro, Arkansas Arkansas State University (A-State) or (ASU) is a public university and is the flagship campus of the Arkansas State University System, the states second largest college system. ... The University of Memphis is a public American research university located in Memphis, Tennessee, United States, and is the flagship public research university of the Tennessee Board of Regents system. ...

Sports

The Sun Belt 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, women’s soccer, women’s softball, women’s swimming and diving, men’s and women’s tennis, men’s and women’s indoor track and field, men’s and women’s outdoor track and field, and women’s volleyball. While the conference does not sponsor men's soccer, four schools do have teams, with Denver competing in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation, Florida Atlantic in the Atlantic Soccer Conference, Florida International in Conference USA, and Western Kentucky in the Missouri Valley Conference. 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. ... Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ... Soft ball is also a sugar stage Softball is a team sport, in which a ball, eleven to twelve inches (or rarely, 16 inches) (28 to 30. ... This article concentrates on human swimming. ... For other uses, see Dive. ... For other uses, see Tennis (disambiguation). ... 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. ... Volleyball is an Olympic sport in which two teams separated by a high net use their hands, arms or (rarely) other parts of their bodies to hit a ball back and forth over the net. ... The University of Denver (DU) is an independent, coeducational, four-year university in Denver, Colorado. ... The Mountain Pacific Sports Federation is a College Athletic Conference whose member teams are located in the western United States. ... Florida Atlantic University, also commonly referred to as FAU or Florida Atlantic, is a public coeducational research university located in Boca Raton, Florida, USA. The university has six additional partner campuses located in the Florida cities of Dania Beach, Davie, Fort Lauderdale, Jupiter, Port St. ... Atlantic Soccer Conference(ASC), is a college athletic conference which only sponsors mens soccer. ... Florida International University, commonly known as FIU, is a public research university with its main campus in University Park in metropolitan Miami, Florida, in the United States. ... Conference USA, officially abbreviated C-USA, is a college athletic conference whose member institutions are located within the Southern United States. ... Western Kentucky University (WKU) is a public university in Bowling Green, Kentucky. ... Former Missouri Valley Conference logo 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. ...


External link

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Notes and references

  1. ^ WKU Regents Approve Move To Division 1-A Football. Western Kentucky University (2006-11-02). Retrieved on 2006-11-03.


Western Kentucky University (WKU) is a public university in Bowling Green, Kentucky. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 307th day of the year (308th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision Conferences:
Atlantic Coast Conference*Big 12 Conference*Big East Conference*Big Ten Conference*Conference USAMid-American ConferenceMountain West ConferencePacific-10 Conference*Southeastern Conference*Sun Belt ConferenceWestern Athletic ConferenceIndependents
*Conference champion receives an automatic BCS bid

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Sun Belt Conference - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (577 words)
The Sun Belt is a far-flung conference, with member institutions distributed primarily across the southern latitudes of the United States in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Tennessee, and Texas.
The Sun Belt is one of the lower ranked Division I-A football conferences, having won just 15 (14 percent) of 105 non-conference games against Division I-A opponents and 7 (37 percent) of 19 games against Division I-AA opponents during the 2001-2003 regular seasons.
The Sun Belt 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, women’s soccer, women’s softball, women’s swimming and diving, men’s and women’s tennis, men’s and women’s indoor track and field, men’s and women’s outdoor track and field, and women’s volleyball.
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