Athletic Conference Breakdown 2010: Western Athletic Conference

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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 Western Athletic Conference match up based on their America's Best Colleges rankings?

  College Name and Location U.S. News Rank Team Nickname
1 California State University–FresnoFresno, CA 38* Bulldogs
2 San Jose State UniversitySan Jose, CA 38* Spartans
3 Boise State UniversityBoise, ID 57* Broncos
4 Louisiana Tech UniversityRuston, LA Tier 3 Bulldogs
5 University of Hawaii–ManoaHonolulu, HI Tier 3 Warriors
6 University of IdahoMoscow, ID Tier 3 Vandals
7 University of Nevada–RenoReno, NV Tier 3 Wolf Pack
8 Utah State UniversityLogan, UT Tier 3 Aggies
9 New Mexico State UniversityLas Cruces, NM Tier 4 Aggies
All school rankings listed are within the National Universities ranking category utilized in America's Best Colleges unless otherwise noted.
  • *Universities Master's (West)