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03/08/2012

NCAA New Div II “Western-64”

Appendix A for article: “NCAA: Div II Needs Five 64-Team Leagues,” posted 3-7-12 at jeffbrinckman.wordpress.com. The new Div. II “Western-64” would have six sub-conferences:

(Enrollment, Name, City, Current Conference)

WEST COAST (11 teams now in D-I/6 states)
8,300–Santa Clara, California (WCC)
7,900–Seattle University, Washington (W-A)
7,549–San Diego, California (WCC)
7,229–Gonzaga, Washington (WCC)
6,700–Rice, Houston, Texas (USA)
6,000–Pepperdine, Malibu, California (WCC)
4,768–St. Mary’s, Moraga, California (WCC)
4,417–Air Force, Colorado (Mt-W)
4,170–Tulsa, Oklahoma (USA)
3,740–U Pacific, Stockton, California (B-W)
3,200–Portland, Oregon (WCC)

PACIFIC WEST (11 private teams D-II/III/3 states)
8,539–Azusa Pacific, California (Pac-W-II)
6,398–Chapman, Orange, California (Ind.-III)
4,715–Cal-Baptist, Riverside, CA (Pac-W-II)
4,400–Redlands, San Bern, CA (SCIAC-III)
3,773–Seattle Pacific, Washington (GtNW-II)
3,700–Fresno Pacific, California (Pac-W-II)
3,669–Pacific Lutheran, WA (NWC-III)
3,487–Pt Loma Nazarene, SD, CA (Pac-W-II)
3,433–Lewis & Clark, Oregon (NWC-III)
3,382–George Fox, Oregon (NWC-III)
3,298–Cal-Lutheran, T. Oaks, CA (SCIAC-III)

GREAT WEST (10 private teams/3 states)
6,361–Incarnate Word, Texas (LStar-II)
6,123–Regis, Denver, Colorado (R-Mt-II)
5,500–Dallas Baptist, Texas (H-LD-II)
5,500–St. Edwards, Texas (H-LD-II)
4,669–Abilene Christian, Texas (LStar-II)
4,500–St. Mary’s, Texas (H-LD-II)
3,758–Le Tourneau, Texas (AmSW-III)
3,417–Oral Roberts, Tulsa, Oklahoma (Sum-I)
3,255–U of Dallas, Texas (SoColl-III)
3,100–Houston Baptist, Texas (Gt-W-I)

WESTERN STATES (12 public teams/4 states)
Northwest Division (6 teams/3 states)
8,836–Cal State Stanislaus, California (Cal-II)
8,769–Sonoma State, California (Cal-II)
7,435–Humboldt State, California (Cal-II)
5,654–Western Oregon, Oregon (GtNW-II)
4,600–Montana State-Billings (GtNW-II)
3,820–Cal State Monterey Bay, CA (Cal-II)
Mountain Division (6 teams/2 states)
8,042–Colorado State-Mesa (R-Mt-II)
7,800–Cal. State-Bakersfield, CA (Ind.-I)
7,400–Colorado-Colorado Springs (R-Mt-II)
5,145–Colorado State-Pueblo (R-Mt-II)
4,000–Ft. Lewis State, Colorado (R-Mt-II)
3,338–Colorado Mines State (R-Mt-II)

ROCKY MT. STATES (11 public teams/4 states)
7,509–Southern Utah State (Big Sky/Sum-I)
7,127–Pittsburg State, Kansas (M-AmI-II)
6,545–Washburn State, Kansas (M-AmI-II)
6,404–Emporia State, Kansas (M-AmI-II)
5,944–Dixie State Utah (Pac-W-I)
5,727–East Central Oklahoma (G-Am-II)
5,574–Eastern New Mexico (LStar-II)
5,449–Cameron State, Oklahoma (LStar-II)
4,850–SW Oklahoma State (G-Am-II)
3,889–SE Oklahoma State (G-Am-II)
3,500–New Mexico-Highlands (R-Mt-II)

SOUTHWESTERN STATES (9 public teams/1 state)
8,300–Prairie View A & M, Texas (SWA-I)
7,759–West Texas A & M, TX (LStar-II)
6,898–Angelo State, Texas (LStar-II)
6,687–Tarleton State, Texas (LStar-II)
6,149–Texas AM Kingsville, TX (LStar-II)
6,093–Midwestern State, Texas (LStar-II)
5,326–Texas-Tyler, TX (AmSW-III)
4,298–Texas A & M Inter, TX (H-LD-II)
3,600–Texas Permian Basin, TX (H-LD-II)

For Div I, see: jeffbrinckman.wordpress.com homepage (Categories: NCAA Conferences): NCAA Needs 5 Leagues of 64 Teams Each, (3-1-12); “NCAA: New Div I “Pacific-64” (3-2-12); NCAA: New Div I “Southwest-64” (3-3-12); “NCAA: New Div I “Great Lakes-64” (3-4-12); NCAA: New Div I “Southeast-64” (3-5-12); NCAA: New Div I “Northeast-64” (3-6-12).

For more Div II, see: jeffbrinckman.wordpress.com homepage (Categories: NCAA Conferences): 1) NCAA Div II Needs Five 64-Team Leagues (3-7-12).

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03/05/2012

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)

03/03/2012

NCAA: New Div I “Southwest-64”

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

(Enrollment, Name, City, Current Conference)

BIG–SW–TRAILBLAZERS (10 teams/10 states)
30,000–Kansas–Lawrence (Big-12)
29,000–Oklahoma–Norman (Big-12)
50,000–Texas–Austin (Big-12)
33,000–Missouri–Columbia (Big-12)
23,000–Arkansas–Fayetteville (SEC)
28,000–Louisiana St.–Baton Rouge (SEC)
19,879–Mississippi St.–Starkville (SEC)
21,428–U of Memphis-Tennessee (USA)
16,076–E. Kentucky–Richmond (O-V)
20,000–Illinois St.-Normal (M-Val)

BIG–SW–PATHFINDERS (10 teams/10 states)
23,000–Kansas St.–Manhattan (Big-12)
23,000–Oklahoma St.–Stillwater (Big-12)
50,082–Texas AM–Coll. Station (Big-12)
18,515–Missouri St.–Springfield (M-Val)
13,400–Arkansas St.–Jonesboro (Sun-B)
11,800–Louisiana Tech–Ruston (W-A)
17,000–S. Mississippi–Hattiesburg (USA)
24,037–Tenn. State-Murfreesboro (Sun-B)
18,507–W. Kentucky–Bowling G. (Sun-B)
19,000–S. Illinois–Carbondale (M-Val)

SOUTHWEST SUN BELT (10 teams/6 states)
15,000–Wichita State, Kansas (M-Val)
14,000–Missouri–Kansas City (Sum)
11,844–C. Oklahoma–Edmond (MAI-II)
12,033–Arkansas–Little Rock (Sun-B)
16,900–Louisiana–Lafayette (Sun-B)
36,452–North Texas–Denton (Sun-B)
32,000–Texas State–San Marcos (W-A)
31,000–Texas–San Antonio (W-A)
33,000–Texas–Arlington (W-A)
39,000–U of Houston, Texas (USA)

SOUTHWEST LONE STARS (10 teams)
17,225–Sam Houston –Huntsville (S-LD)
12,900–S. Austin St.–Nacogdoches (S-LD)
14,300–Lamar -Beaumont, TX (S-LD)
9,600–Texas AM–Corpus Christi (S-LD)
24,924–Texas-Pan Am–Edinburg (G-W)
11,000–Texas Southern-Houston (SW-A)
10,300–Texas AM–Commerce (L-Star-II)
14,076–Texas Women’s U (Lone St-II)
18,864–Texas-Dallas–Rich (Am-SW-III)
17,300–Texas—Brownsville (Red-R-NAIA)

SOUTHWEST VALLEY (12 teams/3 states)
10,400–Tennessee St.–Nashville (O-V)
9,217–Tennessee Tech, Cookeville (O-V)
9,192–Austin Peay, Clarksville, TN (O-V)
9,509–Morehead St., Kentucky (O-V)
15,405–N. Kent.–Highland Hts. (GLV-II)
10,400–Murray St., Kentucky (O-V)
16,485–SE Louisiana-Hammond (S-LD)
10,100–NW Louisiana–Natchitoches (S-LD)
8,784–Mc Neese St., LA (S-LD)
9,004–Louisiana Monroe (Sun-B)
10,548–Southern AM-Baton Rouge (SW-A)
10,512–U of New Orleans, LA (Gulf-S-II)

SOUTHWEST PLAINS (12 teams/6 states)
10,540–S. Indiana–Vanderburgh (GLV-II)
11,100–Indiana St.–Terre Haute (M-V)
14,000–S. Illinois–Edwardsville (O-V)
11,600–E. Illinois–Charleston (O-V)
11,000–C. Missouri-Warrensburg (MAI-II)
17,351–Lindenwood, MO (MAI-II)
15,615–Missouri–St. Louis (GLV-II)
9,615–SE Missouri St., C. Girardeau (O-V)
10,000–Fort Hays St., Hays, KS (MAI-II)
9,769–NE Oklahoma, Tahlequah (MAI-II)
13,000–Central Arkansas-Conway (S-LD)
10,400–Ark. Tech–Russellville (G-Am-II)

03/02/2012

NCAA: New Div I “Pacific-64”

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

(Enrollment, Name, City, Current Conference)

PAC-10 FLAGSHIPS (10 teams/10 states)
47,000–Washington–Seattle (Pac-12)
23,000–Oregon–Eugene (Pac-12)
35,000–California–Berkeley (Pac-12)
38,000–Arizona–Tucson (Pac-12)
30,000–Colorado–Boulder (Pac-12)
30,000–Utah–Salt Lake (Pac-12)
34,000–New Mexico-Albuquerque (Mt-W)
17,600–Nevada–Reno (W-A)
15,035–Montana–Missoula (B-Sky)
12,000–Idaho–Moscow (W-A)

PAC-10 FORTRESSES (10 teams/10 states)
26,087–Washington St.–Pullman (Pac-12)
23,000–Oregon St.–Corvallis (Pac-12)
39,000–UCLA–Los Angeles (Pac-12)
70,000–Arizona St.–Tempe (Pac-12)
24,800–Colorado St.–Ft. Collins (Mt-W)
25,228–Utah St.–Logan (W-A)
17,831–New Mexico St.–Las Cruces (W-A)
29,000–Nevada–Las Vegas (Mt-W)
14,542–Montana St.–Bozeman (B-Sky)
13,628–Idaho St.–Pocatello (B-Sky)

MISSION WEST (10 private schools/5 states)
19,000–Stanford–Santa Clara (Pac-12)
36,120–USC–Los Angeles (Pac-12)
10,600–Southern Methodist-Dallas (Big-E)
14,886–Baylor–Waco, Texas (Big-12)
9,142–Texas Christian–Ft. Worth (Big-12)
11,800–U of Denver (Sun-Belt)
29,919–Brigham Young–Provo (WCC)
8,722–U. of San Francisco (WCC)
8,972–Loyola-Los Angeles (WCC)
25,000–Grand Canyon–Phoenix (Pac-W-II)

MOUNTAIN WEST (10 teams/7 states)
21,290–Boise St., Idaho (W-A)
25,000–Fresno St., CA (W-A)
12,496–Wyoming–Laramie (Mt-West)
12,000–N. Colorado–Greely (B-Sky)
18,847–N. Arizona–Flagstaff (B-Sky)
23,813–Weber St.–Ogden, UT (B-Sky)
32,000–Texas Tech–Lubbock (Big-12)
17,860–Texas–El Paso (USA)
32,670–Utah Valley–Orem, UT (Gt. West)
24,000–Metropolitan St.–Denver (R-Mt-II)

MARINER WEST (10 teams/4 states)
13,042–West Wash.–Bellingham (GtNW-II)
10,145–Central Wash (GtNW-II)
10,700–Eastern Wash–Cheney (B-Sky)
24,000–Portland St.–Oregon (B-Sky)
32,000–San Jose St. (W-A)
27,000–Sacramento St. (B-W)
37,000–Long Beach St. (B-W)
36,449–Fullerton St. (B-W)
33,700–San Diego St. (B-W)
20,230–Calf–San Diego (Cal-II)

GOLDEN WEST (14 California teams/1 state)
Golden Bears (7 teams/1 state)
19,406–Cal Poly–San Louis Obispo (B-W)
20,669–Calf–Santa Barbara (B-W)
36,000–Cal State–Northridge (B-W)
27,396–Calf–Irvine (B-W)
20,120–Calf–Riverside (B-W)
31,190–Calf–Davis (B-W)
10,242–Cal–Santa Cruz (Ind.-III)
Golden Nuggets (7 teams/1 state)
24,000–San Francisco St. (Cal-II)
17,000–Cal. State–Chico (Cal-II)
13,000–Cal. State E. Bay–Hayward (Cal-II)
21,000–Cal State–Los Angeles (Cal-II)
20,080–Cal State Poly–Pomona (Cal-II)
12,000–Cal State–Dominquez Hills (Cal-II)
17,000–Cal State–San Bernardino (Cal-II)