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College Basketball Teams

 
College Basketball TEAMS BY CONFERENCE
America East Conference
Albany Great Danes
Binghamton Bearcats
Hartford Hawks
Maine Black Bears
Maryland-Baltimore County Retrievers
Massachusetts-Lowell River Hawks
New Hampshire Wildcats
Stony Brook Seawolves
Vermont Catamounts
 
 
 
 
 
Atlantic Coast Conference
Boston College Eagles
Clemson Tigers
Duke Blue Devils
Florida State Seminoles
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Louisville Cardinals
Miami-Florida Hurricanes
North Carolina Tar Heels
North Carolina State Wolfpack
Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Pittsburgh Panthers
Syracuse Orange
Virginia Cavaliers
Virginia Tech Hokies
Wake Forest Demon Deacons
Big East Conference
Butler Bulldogs
Creighton Blue Jays
DePaul Blue Demons
Georgetown Hoyas
Marquette Golden Eagles
Providence Friars
Seton Hall Pirates
Saint Johns Red Storm
Villanova Wildcats
Xavier Musketeers
 
Big Ten Conference
Illinois Fighting Illini
Indiana Hoosiers
Iowa Hawkeyes
Maryland Terrapins
Michigan Wolverines
Michigan State Spartans
Minnesota Golden Gophers
Nebraska Cornhuskers
Northwestern Wildcats
Ohio State Buckeyes
Penn State Nittany Lions
Purdue Boilermakers
Rutgers Scarlet Knights
Wisconsin Badgers
Conference USA
North Carolina-Charlotte 49ers
Florida Atlantic Owls
Florida International Panthers
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
Marshall Thundering Herd
Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders
North Texas Mean Green Eagles
Old Dominion Monarchs
Rice University Owls
Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles
Texas-El Paso Miners
Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners
Alabama-Birmingham Blazers
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
Canisius Golden Griffins
Fairfield Stags
Iona Gaels
Manhattan Jaspers
Marist Red Foxes
Monmouth-New Jersey Hawks
Niagara Purple Eagles
Quinnipiac Bobcats
Rider Broncs
Siena College Saints
Saint Peters Peacocks
 
Missouri Valley Conference
Bradley Braves
Drake Bulldogs
Evansville Aces
Illinois State Redbirds
Indiana State Sycamores
Loyola-Chicago Ramblers
Missouri State Bears
Northern Iowa Panthers
Southern Illinois Salukis
Valparaiso Crusaders
 
Ohio Valley Conference
Austin Peay State Governors
Belmont Bruins
Eastern Kentucky Colonels
Eastern Illinois Panthers
Jacksonville State Gamecocks
Morehead State Eagles
Murray State Racers
Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars
Southeast Missouri State Redhawks
Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks
Tennessee State Tigers
Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles
Southeastern Conference
Alabama Crimson Tide
Arkansas Razorbacks
Auburn Tigers
Florida Gators
Georgia Bulldogs
Kentucky Wildcats
Louisiana State Tigers
Mississippi Rebels
Mississippi State Bulldogs
Missouri Tigers
South Carolina Gamecocks
Tennessee Volunteers
Texas A&M Aggies
Vanderbilt Commodores
Southwestern Athletic Conference
Alabama A&M Bulldogs
Alabama State Hornets
Alcorn State Braves
Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions
Grambling State Tigers
Jackson State Tigers
Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils
Prairie View A&M Panthers
Southern University A&M Jaguars
Texas Southern Tigers
 
 
West Coast Conference
Brigham Young Cougars
Gonzaga Bulldogs
Loyola-Marymount Lions
Pacific Tigers
Pepperdine Waves
Portland Pilots
San Diego Toreros
San Francisco Dons
Santa Clara Broncos
Saint Marys College-California Gaels
American Athletic Conference
Central Florida Knights
Cincinnati Bearcats
Connecticut Huskies
East Carolina Pirates
Houston Cougars
Memphis Tigers
South Florida Bulls
Southern Methodist Mustangs
Temple Owls
Tulane Green Wave
Tulsa Golden Hurricane
Wichita State Shockers
 
 
Atlantic Sun Conference
Florida Gulf Coast Eagles
Jacksonville Dolphins
Kennesaw State Owls
Liberty University Flames
Lipscomb Bison
New Jersey Tech Highlanders
North Alabama Lions
North Florida Ospreys
Stetson Hatters
 
 
 
 
 
 
Big Sky Conference
Eastern Washington Eagles
Idaho Vandals
Idaho State Bengals
Montana Grizzlies
Montana State Bobcats
Northern Arizona Lumberjacks
Northern Colorado Bears
Portland State Vikings
California State-Sacramento Hornets
Southern Utah Thunderbirds
Weber State Wildcats
Big West Conference
Cal Poly-Slo Mustangs
California-Riverside Highlanders
California State-Fullerton Titans
Hawaii Rainbow Warriors
California State-Long Beach 49ers
California State-Northridge Matadors
California-Santa Barbara Gauchos
California-Davis Aggies
California-Irvine Anteaters
 
 
 
 
 
Horizon League
Cleveland State Vikings
Detroit-Mercy Titans
Illinois-Chicago Flames
Indiana-Purdue Jaguars
Northern Kentucky Norse
Oakland Golden Grizzlies
Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers
Wisconsin-Green Bay Phoenix
Wright State Raiders
Youngstown State Penguins
 
 
 
 
Mid-American Conference
Akron Zips
Ball State Cardinals
Bowling Green State Falcons
Buffalo Bulls
Central Michigan Chippewas
Eastern Michigan Eagles
Kent State Golden Flashes
Miami-Ohio Redhawks
Northern Illinois Huskies
Ohio Bobcats
Toledo Rockets
Western Michigan Broncos
Mountain West Conference
Air Force Falcons
Boise State Broncos
Colorado State Rams
Fresno State Bulldogs
Nevada Wolf Pack
New Mexico Lobos
San Diego State Aztecs
San Jose State Spartans
UNLV Rebels
Utah State Aggies
Wyoming Cowboys
Pacific-12 Conference
Arizona Wildcats
Arizona State Sun Devils
California Golden Bears
Colorado Buffaloes
Oregon Ducks
Oregon State Beavers
Southern California Trojans
Stanford Cardinal
UCLA Bruins
Utah Utes
Washington Huskies
Washington State Cougars
Southern Conference
East Tennessee State Buccaneers
Furman Paladins
Mercer Bears
Samford Bulldogs
Citadel Bulldogs
North Carolina-Greensboro Spartans
Tennessee-Chattanooga Moccasins
Virginia Military Keydets
Western Carolina Catamounts
Wofford Terriers
 
 
 
 
Summit League
Denver Pioneers
IUPU-Fort Wayne Mastadons
Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks
North Dakota Fighting Hawks
North Dakota State Bison
Oral Roberts Golden Eagles
South Dakota Coyotes
South Dakota State Jackrabbits
Western Illinois Leathernecks
 
 
 
Western Athletic Conference
California Baptist Lancers
Chicago State Cougars
California State-Bakersfield Roadrunners
Grand Canyon Antelope
New Mexico State Aggies
Seattle University Red Hawks
Texas Rio Grande Vaqueros
Missouri-Kansas City Kangaroos
Utah Valley Wolverines
 
Atlantic 10 Conference
Davidson College Wildcats
Dayton Flyers
Duquesne Dukes
Fordham Rams
George Mason Patriots
George Washington Colonials
La Salle Explorers
Massachusetts Minutemen
Rhode Island Rams
Richmond Spiders
Saint Louis Billikens
Saint Josephs-Pennsylvania Hawks
Saint Bonaventure Bonnies
Virginia Commonwealth Rams
Big 12 Conference
Baylor Bears
Iowa State Cyclones
Kansas Jayhawks
Kansas State Wildcats
Oklahoma Sooners
Oklahoma State Cowboys
Texas Longhorns
Texas Christian Horned Frogs
Texas Tech Red Raiders
West Virginia Mountaineers
 
 
 
 
 
Big South Conference
Campbell Fighting Camels
Charleston Southern Buccaneers
Gardner Webb Runnin Bulldogs
Hampton University Pirates
High Point Panthers
Longwood Lancers
Presbyterian Blue Hose
Radford Highlanders
South Carolina-Upstate Spartans
North Carolina-Asheville Bulldogs
Winthrop Eagles
Colonial Athletic Association
College of Charleston Cougars
Delaware Blue Hens
Drexel Dragons
Elon Phoenix
Hofstra Pride
James Madison Dukes
Northeastern Huskies
Towson Tigers
North Carolina-Wilmington Seahawks
William & Mary Tribe
 
 
 
 
Ivy League
Brown Bears
Columbia Lions
Cornell Big Red
Dartmouth College Big Green
Harvard Crimson
Pennsylvania Quakers
Princeton Tigers
Yale Bulldogs
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
Bethune Cookman Wildcats
Coppin State Eagles
Delaware State Hornets
Florida A&M Rattlers
Howard Bison
Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks
Morgan State Bears
North Carolina Central Eagles
Norfolk State Spartans
North Carolina A&T Aggies
Savannah State Tigers
South Carolina State Bulldogs
Northeast Conference
Bryant University Bulldogs
Central Connecticut State Blue Devils
Fairleigh Dickinson-Metropolitan Knights
Long Island Brooklyn Blackbirds
Merrimack Warriors
Mount Saint Marys Mountaineers
Robert Morris Colonials
Sacred Heart Pioneers
Saint Francis-Pennsylvania Red Flash
Saint Francis-New York Terriers
Wagner Seahawks
Patriot League
American Eagles
Army Black Knights
Boston University Terriers
Bucknell Bison
Colgate Red Raiders
Holy Cross Crusaders
Lafayette College Leopards
Lehigh Mountain Hawks
Loyola-Maryland Greyhounds
Navy Midshipmen
 
 
Southland Conference
Abilene Christian Wildcats
Central Arkansas Bears
Houston Baptist Huskies
Incarnate Word Cardinals
Lamar Cardinals
McNeese State Cowboys
New Orleans Privateers
Nicholls State Colonels
Northwestern State Demons
Sam Houston State Bearkats
Southeastern Louisiana Lions
Stephen F. Austin State Lumberjacks
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders
 
Sun Belt Conference
Appalachian State Mountaineers
Arkansas State Red Wolves
Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans
Coastal Carolina Chanticleers
Georgia Southern Eagles
Georgia State Panthers
Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks
Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns
South Alabama Jaguars
Texas State Bobcats
Texas-Arlington Mavericks
Troy Trojans

College Basketball Conference Teams

If there is one sport where many ‘sharp’ bettors believe they have an edge on the bookmakers, it’s College Basketball and it has to do with familiarity. There are over 350 College Basketball Teams and they’re divided into over 30 conferences. No matter how many man hours you can put forth, it’s next to impossible to have a solid pulse on every College Basketball Conference Team. The power ratings on the lower tier schools are difficult to figure out and that’s where the advantage goes to the bettor. The only caveat is that the betting limits on College Basketball is very low compared to other sports and that’s how the house or in the case the sportsbook protects itself from getting slammed by the professional bettors.

Fun fact for college basketball bettors – 49 of the 50 states in the United States has at least one College Basketball Conference Team represented. The lone outlier is Alaska. The states that make up the most College Basketball Teams are from three states – California, Texas and New York. That shouldn’t be surprisingly since all of those teams boast some of the highest population numbers. The NCAA Tournament or what’s known as March Madness does award all of the conferences with automatic bids. There are currently 36 at-large selections that are given to the College Basketball Conference winners and they’ll battle it out in the Brackets.

What are the most important College Basketball Conferences?

For College Basketball, there are six major college basketball conferences.

  • Big Ten
  • Big 12
  • ACC
  • Big East
  • SEC
  • Pac-12

The ACC boasts the most members with 15 while the Big Ten and SEC both have 14 schools. The Pac-12 has a dozen teams while the Big 12 only has 10 even though the name could be confusing. The Big East also has 10 and most of these members come from universities are known as “Catholic Schools.”

The top College Basketball Conferences often win the national championship and there have been very few teams that sit outside this group according to the VegasInsider.com History feature.

After the main six conferences in College Basketball, there are groups that have been given the label as mid-majors. Notable conferences include the Atlantic 10, Conference USA, MAC, Mountain West, Sun Belt, West Coast and the WAC.

The best College Basketball Team that has made noise from those conferences is Gonzaga, a member of the West Coast Conference (WCC). The small school out of Spokane, Washington is a perennial contender yet it’s only made one trip to the Final Four.

  
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