College Basketball Conference Realignment: Tracking all changes

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Movement with the ACC, Big East and Big Ten triggered more changes

<p> From the top conferences to the one-bid leagues, conference realignment has changed college basketball. Here's a look at every move for every conference.</p>

Conference realignment has been one of the major storylines in college football and basketball the last few years. Some moves have been major, such as ACC expansion and another realignment within the Big East, but other conference lineups across the country have changed since the end of last season.

In college basketball, realignment will be a two-year storyline (at least). The SEC will have two new members as will the Atlantic 10, for starters. But the major dominoes start to fall in 2013-14 when the Pittsburgh and Syracuse move to the ACC, and the Big East reorganizes as a result. From there the dominoes fall.

Need to catch up? Want to look ahead? Here’s our guide to college basketball realignment for the next two seasons.

The following conferences do not expect any change in membership: Ivy League, MAC, MEAC, Pac-12, and SWAC.

These charts refer only to changes in basketball conference lineups. We also tracked realignment in college football.

Teams in italics are leaving the conference listed. Teams in bold are joining the conference listed.

POWER CONFERENCES

ACC

2011-12/2012-132013-142014-15
Boston CollegeBoston CollegeBoston College
ClemsonClemsonClemson
DukeDukeDuke
Florida StateFlorida StateFlorida State
Georgia TechGeorgia TechGeorgia Tech
MarylandMaryland#Louisville
MiamiMiamiMiami
NC StateNC StateNC State
North CarolinaNorth CarolinaNorth Carolina
VirginiaNotre DameNotre Dame
Virginia TechPittsburghPittsburgh
Wake ForestSyracuseSyracuse
 VirginiaVirginia
 Virginia TechVirginia Tech
 Wake ForestWake Forest

AMERICAN

2013-142014-15
CincinnatiCincinnati
ConnecticutConnecticut
HoustonEast Carolina
LouisvilleHouston
MemphisMemphis
RutgersSMU
SMUTemple
TempleTulane
UCFTulsa
USFUCF
 USF
  

BIG 12

2011-122012-13
BaylorBaylor
Iowa StateIowa State
KansasKansas
Kansas StateKansas State
MissouriOklahoma
OklahomaOklahoma State
Oklahoma StateTCU
TexasTexas
Texas A&MTexas Tech
Texas TechWest Virginia

BIG EAST

2011-122012-132013-14
CincinnatiCincinnatiButler
ConnecticutConnecticutCreighton
DePaulDePaulDePaul
GeorgetownGeorgetownGeorgetown
LouisvilleLouisvilleMarquette
MarquetteMarquetteProvidence
Notre DameNotre DameSeton Hall
PittsburghPittsburghSt. John's
ProvidenceProvidenceVillanova
RutgersRutgersXavier
Seton HallSeton Hall 
St. John'sSt. John's 
SyracuseSyracuse 
USFUSF 
VillanovaVillanova 
West Virginia  

BIG TEN

2012-132014-15
IllinoisIllinois
IndianaIndiana
IowaIowa
MichiganMaryland
Michigan StateMichigan
MinnesotaMichigan State
NebraskaMinnesota
NorthwesternNebraska
Ohio StateNorthwestern
Penn StateOhio State
PurduePenn State
WisconsinPurdue
 Rutgers
 Wisconsin

SEC

2011-122012-13 and beyond
AlabamaAlabama
ArkansasArkansas
AuburnAuburn
FloridaFlorida
GeorgiaGeorgia
KentuckyKentucky
LSULSU
Ole MissOle Miss
Mississippi StateMississippi State
South CarolinaMissouri
TennesseeSouth Carolina
VanderbiltTennessee
 Texas A&M
 Vanderbilt

MULTI-BID CONFERENCES AND TOP MID-MAJORS

Atlantic 10

2011-122012-132013-142014-15
CharlotteButlerDaytonDavidson
DaytonCharlotteDuquesneDayton
DuquesneDaytonFordhamDuquesne
FordhamDuquesneGeorge MasonFordham
George WashingtonFordhamGeorge WashingtonGeorge Mason
La SalleGeorge WashingtonLa SalleGeorge Washington
MassachusettsLa SalleMassachusettsLa Salle
Rhode IslandMassachusettsRhode IslandMassachusetts
RichmondRhode IslandRichmondRhode Island
Saint LouisRichmondSaint LouisRichmond
St. BonaventureSaint LouisSt. BonaventureSaint Louis
St. Joseph'sSt. BonaventureSt. Joseph'sSt. Bonaventure
TempleSt. Joseph'sVCUSt. Joseph's
XavierTemple VCU
 VCU  
 Xavier  

Colonial Athletic Association

2011-122012-132013-142014-15
DelawareDelawareCharlestonCharleston
DrexelDrexelDelawareDelaware
George MasonGeorge MasonDrexelDrexel
Georgia StateGeorgia StateHofstraElon
HofstraHofstraJames MadisonHofstra
James MadisonJames MadisonNortheasternJames Madison
NortheasternNortheasternTowsonNortheastern
Old DominionOld DominionUNC WilmingtonTowson
TowsonTowsonWilliam & MaryUNC Wilmington
UNC WilmingtonUNC Wilmington William & Mary
VCUWilliam & Mary  
William & Mary   

Conference USA

2012-132013-142014-15
East CarolinaCharlotteCharlotte
HoustonEast CarolinaFAU
MarshallFAUFIU
MemphisFIULouisiana Tech
RiceLouisiana TechMarshall
SMUMarshallMiddle Tenn.
Southern MissMiddle Tenn.North Texas
TulaneNorth TexasOld Dominion
TulsaOld DominionRice
UABRiceSouthern Miss
UCFSouthern MissUAB
UTEPTulaneUTEP
 TulsaUTSA
 UABWestern Ky.
 UTEP 
 UTSA 

Missouri Valley

2012-132013-14
BradleyBradley
CreightonDrake
DrakeEvansville
EvansvilleIllinois State
Illinois StateIndiana State
Indiana StateLoyola Chicago
Missouri StateMissouri State
Northern IowaNorthern Iowa
Southern IllinoisSouthern Illinois
Wichita StateWichita State

Mountain West

2011-122012-132013-14
Air ForceAir ForceAir Force
Boise StateBoise StateBoise State
Colorado StateColorado StateColorado State
New MexicoFresno StateFrenso State
San Diego StateNevadaNevada
TCUNew MexicoNew Mexico
UNLVSan Diego StateSan Diego State
WyomingUNLVSan Jose State
 WyomingUNLV
  Utah State
  Wyoming

Sun Belt

2011-122012-132013-142014-15
UALRUALRUALRAppalachian St.
Arkansas St.Arkansas St.Arkansas St.UALR
DenverFAUGeorgia St.Arkansas St.
FAUFIUUL-LafayetteGa. Southern
FIUUL-LafayetteSouth Ala.Georgia St.
UL-LafayetteMiddle Tenn.Texas St.UL-Lafayette
Middle Tenn.North TexasTroySouth Ala.
North TexasSouth Ala.ULMTexas State
South Ala.TroyUT ArlingtonTroy
TroyULMWestern Ky.ULM
ULMWestern Ky. UT Arlington
Western Ky.   

WAC

2011-122012-132013-14
Fresno StateDenverCal State Bakersfield
HawaiiIdahoChicago State
IdahoLouisiana TechGrand Canyon#
Louisiana TechNew Mexico StateIdaho*
NevadaSan Jose StateNew Mexico State
New Mexico StateSeattleSeattle
San Jose StateTexas StateUMKC
Utah StateUtah StateUT Pan American
 UT-ArlingtonUtah Valley
 UTSA 

*Idaho will leave the WAC to join the Big Sky as a non-football member in 2014-15.
#Transitional member, ineligible for postseason

West Coast Conference

2012-132013-14
BYUBYU
GonzagaGonzaga
Loyola MarymountLoyola Marymount
PepperdinePacific
PortlandPepperdine
San DiegoPortland
San FranciscoSan Diego
Santa ClaraSan Francisco
St. Mary'sSanta Clara
 St. Mary's

TRADITIONAL ONE-BID CONFERENCES

America East

2012-132013-14
AlbanyAlbany
BinghamtonBinghamton
Boston UniversityHartford
HartfordMaine
MaineNew Hampshire
New HampshireStony Brook
Stony BrookUMass-Lowell*
UMBCUMBC
VermontVermont

*not eligible for conference championship until 2017.

Atlantic Sun

2011-122012-13
BelmontEast Tennessee State
East Tennessee StateFlorida Gulf Coast
Florida Gulf CoastJacksonville
JacksonvilleKennesaw State
Kennesaw StateLipscomb
LipscombMercer
MercerNorth Florida
North FloridaNorthern Kentucky
USC UpstateUSC Upstate
StetsonStetson

Big Sky

2011-122012-13/2013-142014-15
Eastern WashingtonEastern WashingtonEastern Washington
Idaho StateIdaho StateIdaho
MontanaMontanaIdaho State
Montana StateMontana StateMontana
Northern ArizonaNorth DakotaMontana State
Northern ColoradoNorthern ArizonaNorth Dakota
Portland StateNorthern ColoradoNorthern Arizona
Sacramento StatePortland StateNorthern Colorado
Weber StateSacramento StatePortland State
 Southern UtahSacramento State
 Weber StateSouthern Utah
  Weber State

Big South

2012-132013-14
CampbellCampbell
Charleston SouthernCharleston Southern
Coastal CarolinaCoastal Carolina
Gardner-WebbGardner-Webb
High PointHigh Point
LibertyLiberty
PresbyterianLongwood
RadfordPresbyterian
UNC AshevilleRadford
VMIUNC Asheville
WinthropVMI
 Winthrop

Big West

2011-122012-132013-14
Cal PolyCal PolyCal Poly
Cal State FullertonCal State FullertonCal State Fullerton
Cal State NorthwoodCal State NorthwoodCal State Northwood
Long Beach StateHawaiiHawaii
PacificLong Beach StateLong Beach State
UC DavisPacificUC Davis
UC IrvineUC DavisUC Irvine
UC RiversideUC IrvineUC Riverside
UC Santa BarbaraUC RiversideUC Santa Barbara
 UC Santa Barbara 

Horizon League

2011-122012-132013-14
ButlerCleveland StateCleveland State
Cleveland StateDetroitDetroit
DetroitGreen BayGreen Bay
Green BayLoyola ChicagoMilwaukee
Loyola ChicagoMilwaukeeOakland
MilwaukeeUICUIC
UICValparaisoValparaiso
ValparaisoWright StateWright State
Wright StateYoungstown StateYoungstown State
Youngstown State  

MAAC

2012-132013-14
CanisiusCanisius
FairfieldFairfield
IonaIona
Loyola (Md.)Manhattan
ManhattanMarist
MaristMonmouth
NiagaraNiagara
RiderQuinnipiac
Saint Peter'sRider
SienaSaint Peter's
 Siena

Northeast

2012-132013-14
BryantBryant
Central ConnecticutCentral Connecticut
Fairleigh DickinsonFairleigh Dickinson
LIU BrooklynLIU Brooklyn
MonmouthMount St. Mary's
Mount St. Mary'sRobert Morris
QuinnipiacSacred Heart
Robert MorrisSt. Francis (NY)
Sacred HeartSt. Francis (Pa.)
St. Francis (NY)Wagner
St. Francis (Pa.) 
Wagner 

Ohio Valley

2011-122012-13
Austin PeayEAST
Eastern IllinoisBelmont
Eastern KentuckyEastern Kentucky
Jacksonville StateJacksonville State
Morehead StateMorehead State
Murray StateTennessee State
SIU-EdwardsvileTennesee Tech
Southeaste Missouri StateWEST
Tennessee StateAustin Peay
Tennessee TechEastern Illinois
UT MartinMurray State
 SIU-Edwardsville
 Southeast Missouri State
 UT Martin

Patriot League

2012-132013-14
AmericanAmerican
ArmyArmy
BucknellBoston University
ColgateColgate
Holy CrossHoly Cross
LafayetteLafayette
LehighLehigh
NavyLoyola (Md.)
 Lehigh
 Navy

Southern

2012-132013-142014-15
Appalachian StateAppalachian StateChattanooga
CharlestonChattanoogaThe Citadel
ChattanoogaThe CitadelFurman
The CitadelDavidsonSamford
DavidsonElonUNC Greensboro
ElonFurmanWestern Carolina
FurmanGeorgia SouthernWofford
Georgia SouthernSamford 
SamfordUNC Greensboro 
UNC GreensboroWestern Carolina 
Western CarolinaWofford 
Wofford  

Southland

2011-122012-132013-14
Central ArkansasCentral ArkansasAbilene Christian
LamarLamarCentral Arkansas
McNeese StateMcNeese StateHouston Baptist
Nicholls StateNicholls StateIncarnate Word
Northwestern StateNorthwestern StateLamar
Sam Houston StateOral RobertsMcNeese State
SE LouisianaSam Houston StateNew Orleans
Stephen F. AustinSE LouisianaNicholls State
TAMU-Corpus ChristiStephen F. AustinNorthwestern State
Texas StateTAMU-Corpus ChristiOral Roberts
UT Arlington Sam Houston State
UTSA SE Louisiana
  Stephen F. Austin
  TAMU-Corpus Christi

Summit League*

2011-122012-132013-14
Fort WayneFort WayneDenver
IUPUIIUPUIFort Wayne
Kansas CityKansas CityIUPUI
North DakotaNorth Dakota StateNorth Dakota State
North Dakota StateOaklandOmaha
OaklandOmahaSouth Dakota
Oral RobertsSouth DakotaSouth Dakota State
South DakotaSouth Dakota StateWestern Illinois
South Dakota StateWestern Illinois 
Southern Utah  
Western Illinois  

*A number of Summit League teams have shifted their school names to reflect cities, rather than acronyms. Among the changes in use this season: IPFW is now Fort Wayne, UMKC is now Kansas City, Nebraska-Omaha is now Omaha.

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