SBC Presidents And AD’s To Discuss Membership At Tournament

February 21, 2013 · By · Filed Under News, Sun Belt Conference 


During the Sun Belt Conference Basketball Tournament in Hot Springs, Ark., on March 9, the presidents and athletic directors of the member schools will meet to discuss future conference membership.

With the Conference loosing Florida Atlantic, Florida International, Middle Tennessee and North Texas to Conference USA this summer. Even though the conference will add Georgia State, Texas State and Texas-Arlington this summer, it will still leave the conference with 10 total schools and only eight schools who participate in football.

No prospective schools have been invited at this time, but the meetings will center around possible invitations to Appalachian State, Deleware, Georgia Southern, Idaho, James Madison and New Mexico State among others.
Though the conference has reiterated over the last couple of years that they strive to be a strong regional conference, they will be considering some schools that are outside of it’s current footprint. The schools that are already in the current conference footprint stand a better chance of receiving an invitation.


2 Responses to “SBC Presidents And AD’s To Discuss Membership At Tournament”

  1. huan on February 24th, 2013 6:48 pm

    Jackson State? They just announced plans for a 200 millions domed stadium.

  2. Brian on February 24th, 2013 7:12 pm

    I’ll believe it when it’s built.

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