Athletic Conference Breakdown 2010: Horizon League

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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 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 Bulldogs
2 Valparaiso UniversityValparaiso, IN 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.
  • ^Liberal Arts Colleges
  • ²Universities Master's (Midwest)