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 Summit League match up based on their America's Best Colleges rankings?
|College Name and Location||U.S. News Rank||Team Nickname|
|1||Western Illinois University Macomb, IL||62²||Leathernecks|
|2||Centenary College of Louisiana Shreveport, LA||Tier 3^||Gents|
|3||North Dakota State University Fargo, ND||Tier 3||Bison|
|4||Southern Utah University Cedar City, UT||Tier 3*||Thunderbirds|
|5||University of Missouri–Kansas City Kansas City, MO||Tier 3||Tigers|
|6||Indiana University-Purdue University–Fort Wayne Fort Wayne, IN||Tier 4²||Mastadons|
|7||Indiana University-Purdue University–Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN||Tier 4||Jaguars|
|8||Oakland University Rochester, MI||Tier 4||Golden Grizzlies|
|9||Oral Roberts University Tulsa, OK||Tier 4||Golden Eagles|
|10||South Dakota State University Brookings, SD||Tier 4||Jackrabbits|
|All school rankings listed are within the National Universities ranking category utilized in America's Best Colleges unless otherwise noted.