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 Horizon League match up based on their America's Best Colleges rankings?
|College Name and Location||U.S. News Rank||Team Nickname|
|1||Butler UniversityIndianapolis, IN||2²||Bulldogs|
|2||Valparaiso UniversityValparaiso, IN||5²||Crusaders|
|3||University of Detroit MercyDetroit, MI||40²||Titans|
|4||Loyola University ChicagoChicago, IL||119||Ramblers|
|5||University of Illinois–ChicagoChicago, IL||Tier 3||Flames|
|6||Cleveland State UniversityCleveland, OH||Tier 4||Vikings|
|7||University of Wisconsin–Green BayGreen Bay, WI||Tier 4^||Phoenix|
|8||University of Wisconsin–MilwaukeeMilwaukee, WI||Tier 4||Panthers|
|9||Wright State UniversityDayton, OH||Tier 4||Raiders|
|10||Youngstown State UniversityYoungstown, OH||Tier 4²||Penguins|
|All school rankings listed are within the National Universities ranking category utilized in America's Best Colleges unless otherwise noted.