Athletic Conference Breakdown 2010: A-Sun

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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 Hatters
2 Belmont UniversityNashville, TN Bruins
3 Mercer UniversityMacon, GA 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.
  • ³Universities Master's (South)
  • ‡Baccalaureate Colleges (South)