Conference Changes For 2012-13

Also see Conference Changes for 2011-12 and Conference Changes for 2013-14

Summary

(H/T to Team Rankings for the idea)

Team From (2011-12) To (2012-13)
Belmont Atlantic Sun
Ohio Valley
Butler Horizon
Atlantic 10
Denver Sun Belt
WAC
Fresno State WAC Mountain West
Hawai'i WAC Big West
Longwood Independent Big South
Missouri Big 12 SEC
Nebraska-Omaha
Division II
Summit League (transitional, ineligible for conference title)
Nevada WAC
Mountain West
North Dakota
Great West
Big Sky
Northern Kentucky
Division II Atlantic Sun (transitional, ineligble for conference title)
Oral Roberts Summit League
Southland
Seattle
Independent WAC
Southern Utah Summit League
Big Sky
Texas A&M Big 12
SEC
UT Arlington Southland WAC
TCU Mountain West
Big 12
UT San Antonio Southland
WAC
Texas State Southland WAC
VCU Colonial Athletic
Atlantic 10
West Virginia Big East Big 12

Atlantic Sun

2011-12 2012-13
Belmont (to the OVC)
East Tennessee State
East Tennessee State Florida Gulf Coast
Florida Gulf Coast Jacksonville
Jacksonville Kennesaw State
Kennesaw State Lipscomb
Lipscomb Mercer
Mercer
Northern Kentucky (from Division II, transitional, ineligible for conference title)
North Florida North Florida
USC Upstate USC Upstate
Stetson Stetson

Atlantic 10

2011-12 2012-13
Charlotte
Butler (from the Horizon)
Dayton
Charlotte
Duquesne
Dayton
Fordham Duquesne
George Washington
Fordham
La Salle George Washington
Massachusetts
La Salle
Rhode Island Massachusetts
Richmond
Rhode Island
St. Bonaventure Richmond
St. Joseph's St. Bonaventure
Saint Louis St. Joseph's
Temple Saint Louis
Xavier Temple
VCU (from the CAA)
Xavier

Big Sky

2011-12 2012-13
Eastern Washington Eastern Washington
Idaho State Idaho State
Montana Montana
Montana State Montana State
Northern Arizona North Dakota (from the Great West)
Northern Colorado
Northern Arizona
Portland State
Northern Colorado
Sacramento State
Portland State
Weber State
Sacramento State

Southern Utah (from the Summit League)

Weber State

Big South

2011-12 2012-13
Campbell Campbell
Charleston Southern Charleston Southern
Coastal Carolina Coastal Carolina
Gardner-Webb Gardner-Webb
High Point High Point
Liberty Liberty
UNC Asheville Longwood (from the Independents)
Presbyterian UNC Asheville
Radford Presbyterian (eligible for the conference title)
VMI Radford
Winthrop VMI

Winthrop

Big 12

2011-12 2012-13
Baylor
Baylor
Iowa State
Iowa State
Kansas
Kansas
Kansas State
Kansas State
Missouri (to the SEC)
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
Oklahoma State
Oklahoma State
Texas
Texas
TCU (from the Mountain West via the Big East)
Texas A&M (to the SEC)
Texas Tech
Texas Tech
West Virginia (from the Big East)

Big West

2011-12 2012-13
UC Davis
UC Davis
UC Irvine
UC Irvine
UC Riverside
UC Riverside
UC Santa Barbara
UC Santa Barbara
Cal Poly
Cal Poly
Cal State Fullerton Cal State Fullerton
Cal State Northridge Cal State Northridge
Long Beach State
Hawai'i (from the WAC)
Pacific
Long Beach State

Pacific

Colonial Athletic

2011-12 2012-13
Delaware Delaware
Drexel Drexel
George Mason
George Mason
Georgia State
Georgia State
Hofstra
Hofstra
James Madison James Madison
UNC Wilmington UNC Wilmington
Northeastern Northeastern
Old Dominion
Old Dominion
Towson
Towson
VCU (to the Atlantic 10) William & Mary
William & Mary

Great West

2011-12 2012-13
Chicago State Chicago State
Houston Baptist NJIT
NJIT Houston Baptist
North Dakota (to the Big Sky) Texas-Pan American
Texas-Pan American Utah Valley
Utah Valley

Horizon

2011-12 2012-13
Butler (to the Atlantic 10) Cleveland State
Cleveland State Detroit
Detroit Green Bay
Green Bay Illinois-Chicago
Illinois-Chicago Loyola of Chicago
Loyola of Chicago Milwaukee
Milwaukee Valparaiso
Valparaiso Wright State
Wright State Youngstown State
Youngstown State

Independent

2011-12 2012-13
Cal State Bakersfield
Cal State Bakersfield
Longwood (to the Big South)
New Orleans (remaining in Division I)
New Orleans (planned to transition to Division II)

Seattle (to the WAC)

2011-12 2012-13
Air Force
Air Force
Boise State
Boise State
Colorado State
Colorado State
UNLV Fresno State (from the WAC)
New Mexico Nevada (from the WAC)
San Diego State
UNLV
TCU (to the Big 12)
New Mexico
Wyoming San Diego State

Wyoming

OVC

2011-12 2012-13
Austin Peay East Division (link)
Eastern Illinois
Belmont (from the Atlantic Sun)
Eastern Kentucky Eastern Kentucky
Jacksonville State
Jacksonville State
Morehead State Morehead State
Murray State Tennessee State
Southeast Missouri
Tennessee Tech
SIU Edwardsville (ineligible for title)
West Division
Tennessee-Martin Austin Peay
Tennessee State Eastern Illinois
Tennessee Tech Murray State

Southeast Missouri

SIU Edwardsville (eligible for OVC title)

Tennessee-Martin

SEC

2011-12 2012-13
Alabama
Alabama
Arkansas
Arkansas
Auburn
Auburn
Florida
Florida
Georgia
Georgia
Kentucky
Kentucky
LSU
LSU
Mississippi
Mississippi
Mississippi State Mississippi State
South Carolina
Missouri (from the Big 12)
Tennessee South Carolina
Vanderbilt
Tennessee

Texas A&M (from the Big 12)
Vanderbilt

Southland

2011-12 2012-13
East Division
Central Arkansas
Central Arkansas Lamar
Lamar
McNeese State
McNeese State
Nicholls State
Nicholls State Northwestern State
Northwestern State
Oral Roberts (from the Summit League)
Southeastern Louisiana
Sam Houston State
West Division
Southeastern Louisiana
Sam Houston State
Stephen F, Austin
Stephen F. Austin
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
UT Arlington (to the WAC)

UT San Antonio (to the WAC)

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
Texas State (to the WAC)

Summit League

2011-12 2012-13
IPFW IPFW
IUPUI IUPUI
UMKC UMKC
North Dakota State Nebraska-Omaha (from Division II, transitional)
Oakland North Dakota State
Oral Roberts (to the Southland) Oakland
South Dakota South Dakota
South Dakota State South Dakota State
Southern Utah (to the Big Sky) Western Illinois
Western Illinois

Sun Belt

2011-12 2012-13
East Division
Arkansas-Little Rock
Florida Atlantic
Arkansas State
Florida International
Florida Atlantic
Middle Tennessee
Florida International
South Alabama
Louisiana-Lafayette
Troy
Louisiana-Monroe
Western Kentucky
Middle Tennessee
West Division
North Texas
Arkansas-Little Rock
South Alabama
Arkansas State
Troy
Denver (to the WAC)
Western Kentucky
Louisiana-Lafayette

Louisiana-Monroe

North Texas

WAC

2011-12 2012-13
Fresno State (to the Mountain West) Denver (from the Sun Belt)
Hawai'i (to the Big West) Idaho
Idaho Louisiana Tech
Louisiana Tech New Mexico State
Nevada (to the Mountain West) San Jose State
New Mexico State Seattle (from the Independents)
San Jose State UT Arlington (from the Southland)
Utah State UT San Antonio (from the Southland)

Texas State (from the Southland)

Utah State

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