Georgia State’s basketball program did not start until 1963, when the school joined the NCAA. The athletic teams are known as the Panthers, and they have been members of the Sun Belt Conference since 2013. The school has been very successful in basketball during this relatively short period, as they won six conference regular season titles and three conference tournament titles.
Western Carolina University was founded in 1889 and is in Cullowhee, NC, which is 70 miles west of Asheville. Its 265 acre campus is nestled in a valley between the Great Smoky Mountains and the Blue Ridge Mountains. The university is home to more than 11,600 students. The school is well known for its computer sciences program. The campus is rated very highly as one of the premiere outdoor activity colleges in the country.
One of the most exciting NFL seasons in history ends on February 3, 2019 in the spectacular Mercedes – Benz Stadium in Atlanta. This marks the third time that Atlanta has hosted the Super Bowl. The game will be nationally televised on CBS , with the kickoff set for 6:30 pm ET. While most fans will be watching the game on TV, there are many events scheduled in and around the stadium that will be available to the public during the week leading up to the game. Here is a brief overview of activities visitors to Atlanta can enjoy in conjunction with the big game.
Basketball has a long history at the school, as it has fielded a team since 1926. The Eagles originally played at the Division II level of sports, moving up to Division I in 2014. Since joining Division I, the team has made three NCAA appearances and three NIT appearances as a member of the Sun Belt Conference.
The basketball program at Jacksonville State University has been a strong one, with a Division II National Championship (1985) to its name. During its Division II era the Gamecocks were regulars in the NCAA Tournament , making eight visits in that period. JSU moved up to the Division I level in 1995, first as a member of the Atlantic Sun Conference and since 2004 as a member of the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC). In 2017 the Gamecocks won the OVC Championship and went on to the NCAA Tournament.
One of the most unique buildings on the University of Utah campus is also the home to the Runnin’ Utes basketball program. The silver domed building is the Jon Huntsman Center, home to Utah basketball since 1969. The 15,000 arena is the largest basketball venue in the PAC-12.