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College Basketball Conference Realignment: Tracking all changes

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

2011-12/2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

Boston College

Boston College

Boston College

Clemson

Clemson

Clemson

Duke

Duke

Duke

Florida State

Florida State

Florida State

Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech

Maryland

Maryland#

Louisville

Miami

Miami

Miami

NC State

NC State

NC State

North Carolina

North Carolina

North Carolina

Virginia

Notre Dame

Notre Dame

Virginia Tech

Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh

Wake Forest

Syracuse

Syracuse

 

Virginia

Virginia

 

Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech

 

Wake Forest

Wake Forest

AMERICAN

2013-14

2014-15

Cincinnati

Cincinnati

Connecticut

Connecticut

Houston

East Carolina

Louisville

Houston

Memphis

Memphis

Rutgers

SMU

SMU

Temple

Temple

Tulane

UCF

Tulsa

USF

UCF

 

USF

 

 

BIG 12

2011-12

2012-13

Baylor

Baylor

Iowa State

Iowa State

Kansas

Kansas

Kansas State

Kansas State

Missouri

Oklahoma

Oklahoma

Oklahoma State

Oklahoma State

TCU

Texas

Texas

Texas A&M

Texas Tech

Texas Tech

West Virginia

BIG EAST

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

Cincinnati

Cincinnati

Butler

Connecticut

Connecticut

Creighton

DePaul

DePaul

DePaul

Georgetown

Georgetown

Georgetown

Louisville

Louisville

Marquette

Marquette

Marquette

Providence

Notre Dame

Notre Dame

Seton Hall

Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh

St. John's

Providence

Providence

Villanova

Rutgers

Rutgers

Xavier

Seton Hall

Seton Hall

 

St. John's

St. John's

 

Syracuse

Syracuse

 

USF

USF

 

Villanova

Villanova

 

West Virginia