NCAA: New Div I “Southeast-64”


Appendix D for article: “NCAA Needs 5 Leagues of 64 Teams Each,” posted on March 1, 2012 at jeffbrinckman.wordpress.com. The new Div I “Southeast-64” would have six sub-conferences:

(Enrollment, Name, City, Current Conference)

SEC–CAPTAINS (10 state schools/10 states)
29,300–North Carolina–Chapel Hill (ACC)
28,000–South Carolina–Columbia (SEC)
35,040–Georgia–Athens (SEC)
51,000–Florida–Gainesville (SEC)
31,000–Alabama–Tuscaloosa (SEC)
15,800–Mississippi–Oxford (SEC)
27,000–Tennessee–Knoxville (SEC)
26,841–Kentucky–Lexington (SEC)
20,895–Virginia–Charlottesville (ACC)
29,000–West Virginia–Morgantown (Big-E)

SEC–COMMANDERS (10 mostly private/9 states)
14,200–Duke, Durham, North Carolina (ACC)
*6,830–Wake Forest, Raleigh, North Carolina (ACC)
11,772–Charleston, South Carolina (So)
15,600–Miami, Florida (ACC)
12,316—Emory–Atlanta, Georgia (UAA-III)
18,669–Auburn, Alabama (SEC)
11,000–Tulane–New Orleans, Louisiana (USA)
12,000–Vanderbilt–Nashville, Tennessee (SEC)
15,000–Louisville, Kentucky (Big-E)
16,437–Georgetown–Wash. DC (Big-E)
(*small school grandfathered into new league)
(Louisville and Auburn are older public universities)

ACC–SOUTHEAST (10 teams/5 coastal states)
30,379–Virginia Tech–Blacksburg (ACC)
33,800–North Carolina State–Raleigh (ACC)
13,462–Clemson, South Carolina (ACC)
20,400–Georgia Tech–Atlanta (ACC)
40,875–Florida State–Tallahassee (ACC)
36,316–South Florida–Tampa (Big-E)
32,000–Virginia Commonwealth, Richmond (Col)
30,000–Georgia State–Atlanta (Col)
25,156–North Carolina–Charlotte (Atl.-10)
50,485–Central Florida–Orlando (USA)

SOUTHEAST–COLONIAL (11 teams/4 states)
21,000–Towson State—Baltimore, Maryland (Col)
25,000–George Washington, Wash. DC (Atl.-10)
9,940–American–Wash. DC (Patriot)
10,500–Howard–Wash. DC (Mid-E)
15,000–Marshall–Huntington, West Virginia (USA)
31,262–George Mason–Arlington, Virginia (Col)
24,000–Old Dominion–Norfolk, Virginia (Col)
18,668–James Madison, Harrisonburg, Virginia (Col)
12,068–North Carolina–Wilmington (Col)
17,614–North Carolina A &T–Greensboro (Mid-E)
40,709–Florida International–Miami (Sun-B)

SOUTHEAST–HEARTLAND (11 teams/5 states)
27,246–Eastern Carolina—Greenville, NC (USA)
10,471–Campbell—Buies Creek, North Carolina (Big-S)
46,312–Liberty–Lynchburg, Virginia (Big-S)
10,926–Appalachian State–Boone, NC (So)
9,429–Western Carolina, Cullowhee, NC (So)
19,909–Georgia Southern–Statesboro (So)
10,500–Tennessee–Chattanooga (So)
15,000–Eastern Tennessee–Johnson City (A-Sun)
18,000–Alabama–Birmingham (USA)
9,504–Jacksonville State, Alabama (O-V)
22,912–Florida Atlantic–Boca Raton (Sun-B)

SOUTHEAST–SUNSHINE (12 teams/3 states)
15,029–South Alabama—Mobile (Sun-B)
11,740–Kennesaw State, Georgia (A-Sun)
12,898–Valdosta State, Georgia (Gulf-S-II)
11,200–Western Georgia–Carrollton (Gulf-S-II)
16,526–Northern Florida–Jacksonville (A-Sun)
10,500–Florida Gulf Coast–Ft. Myers (A-Sun)
12,074–Florida A & M–Tallahassee (Mid-E)
12,021–Western Florida–Pensacola (Gulf-S-II)
10,500–U of Tampa, Florida (SunSt-II)
15,120–St. Leo U, Tampa, Florida (SunSt-II)
33,135–Nova Southeast–Davie, Florida (SunSt-II)
9,300–Barry, Miami Shores, Florida (SunSt-II)

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