In honor of the NCAA basketball tournament, U.S. News has taken a look at the Division I conferences. How do the schools in the Atlantic Sun Conference match up based on their America's Best Colleges rankings?
|College Name and Location||U.S. News Rank||Team Nickname|
|1||Stetson UniversityDeland, FL||3³||Hatters|
|2||Belmont UniversityNashville, TN||7³||Bruins|
|3||Mercer UniversityMacon, GA||8³||Bears|
|4||Lipscomb UniversityNashville, TN||21³||Bisons|
|5||University of South Carolina–UpstateSpartanburg, SC||27‡||Spartans|
|6||Campbell UniversityBuies Creek, NC||41³||Fighting Camels|
|7||Jacksonville UniversityJacksonville, FL||49³||Dolphins|
|8||University of North FloridaJacksonville, FL||49³||Ospreys|
|9||Florida Gulf Coast UniversityFort Myers, FL||Tier 3³||Eagles|
|10||Kennesaw State UniversityKennesaw, GA||Tier 3³||Owls|
|11||East Tennessee State UniversityJohnson City, TN||Tier 4||Buccaneers|
|All school rankings listed are within the National Universities ranking category utilized in America's Best Colleges unless otherwise noted.