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The Wisconsin State University Conference (or WSUC) is a former intercollegiate college athletic conference that was formed in July 1913 as the Wisconsin State Normal Conference. As implied by the name, all member institutions were located in the State of Wisconsin. The WSUC sponsored competitions and championships in basketball, football, and other sports. Official language(s) None Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 23rd 169,790 km² 420 km 500 km 17 42°30N to 47°3N 86°49W to 92°54W Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 18th 5,453,896 38. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005 Basketball is a sport in which two teams of five players each try to score points by throwing a ball through a hoop (the basket) under organized rules. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ...


Charter members included La Crosse, Milwaukee, Oshkosh, Platteville, River Falls, Stevens Point, Superior, and Whitewater.


Other members included Eau Claire (joined 1917) and Stout (1914). Milwaukee left the conference in 1964.


All of these schools were (and remain) State institutions, most of them originally founded as normal schools in the late 19th century, then successfully renamed as state teachers colleges, state colleges, and state universities before becoming campuses of the University of Wisconsin System in 1971.


In July 1997, the nine members of the WSUC merged with the Wisconsin Women’s Intercollegiate Athletic Conference to form the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference is an athletic conference which competes in the NCAAs Division III. As the name implies, member teams are located in the state of Wisconsin; in fact, all of its members are campuses in the University of Wisconsin System. ...


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Wisconsin State University Conference - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (192 words)
The Wisconsin State University Conference (or WSUC) is a former intercollegiate college athletic conference that was formed in July 1913 as the Wisconsin State Normal Conference.
All of these schools were (and remain) State institutions, most of them originally founded as normal schools in the late 19th century, then successfully renamed as state teachers colleges, state colleges, and state universities before becoming campuses of the University of Wisconsin System in 1971.
In July 1997, the nine members of the WSUC merged with the Wisconsin Women’s Intercollegiate Athletic Conference to form the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (168 words)
As the name implies, member teams are located in the state of Wisconsin; in fact, all of its members, except for wrestling-only member Lawrence University, are campuses in the University of Wisconsin System.
Until the fall of 1999, the men's conference was known as the Wisconsin State University Conference or WSUC.
The WIAC was a separate conference until the WIAC and WSUC merged in 1999.
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