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 Big South Conference match up based on their America's Best Colleges rankings?
|College Name and Location||U.S. News Rank||Team Nickname|
|1||High Point UniversityHigh Point, NC||5‡||Panthers|
|2||Winthrop UniversityRock Hill, SC||26³||Eagles|
|3||Radford UniversityRadford, VA||38³||Highlanders|
|4||Gardner-Webb UniversityBoiling Springs, NC||47³||Runnin' Bulldogs|
|5||Virginia Military InstituteLexington, VA||62^||Keydets|
|6||Presbyterian CollegeClinton, SC||105^||Blue Hose|
|7||Charleston Southern UniversityCharleston, SC||Tier 3³||Buccaneers|
|8||University of North Carolina–AshevilleAsheville, NC||Tier 3^||Bulldogs|
|9||Coastal Carolina UniversityConway, SC||Tier 4^||Chanticleers|
|10||Liberty UniversityLynchburg, VA||Tier 4³||Flames|
|All school rankings listed are within the National Universities ranking category utilized in America's Best Colleges unless otherwise noted.