Big South Conference

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Big South Conference
Status
Active
Years Active
1983-present
Prior Name(s)/Conference(s)
n/a
Successor Conference(s)
n/a

The Big South Conference is a collegiate athletic conference affiliated with the NCAA's Division I. Originally a non-football conference, the Big South began sponsoring football in 2002 as part of the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS). The Big South, founded in 1983, is firmly rooted in the South Atlantic region of the United States, with full member institutions located in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. Associate members are located in Alabama, Georgia, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.

Members

Full members

Campbell Fighting Camels • Charleston Southern Buccaneers • Gardner-Webb Runnin' Bulldogs • Hampton Pirates • North Carolina A&T Aggies

Non-football members

High Point Panthers • Longwood Lancers • Presbyterian Blue Hose • Radford Highlanders • UNC Asheville Bulldogs • USC Upstate Spartans • Winthrop Eagles

Football-only members

Kennesaw State Owls • Monmouth Hawks • North Alabama Lions • Robert Morris Colonials

Former members

Armstrong State Pirates • Augusta Jaguars • Coastal Carolina Chanticleers • Davidson Wildcats • Liberty Flames • UMBC Retrievers • Towson Tigers • VMI Keydets

Media guides and yearbooks

Media guides

Basketball

1990s 1997-98
2020s 2020-21
Big South Conference
Full Members Campbell Fighting Camels • Charleston Southern Buccaneers • Gardner-Webb Runnin' Bulldogs • Hampton Pirates • North Carolina A&T Aggies
Non-football members High Point Panthers • Longwood Lancers • Presbyterian Blue Hose • Radford Highlanders • UNC Asheville Bulldogs • USC Upstate Spartans • Winthrop Eagles
Football-only members Kennesaw State Owls • Monmouth Hawks • North Alabama Lions • Robert Morris Colonials
Basketball Venues
Football Venues
FBS Conferences American Athletic Conference • Atlantic Coast Conference • Big 12 Conference • Big Ten Conference • Conference USA • Mid-American Conference • Mountain West Conference • Pac-12 Conference • Southeastern Conference • Sun Belt Conference
FCS Conferences Big Sky Conference • Big South Conference • Colonial Athletic Association • Ivy League • Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference • Missouri Valley Football Conference • Northeast Conference • Ohio Valley Conference • Patriot League • Pioneer Football League • Southern Conference • Southland Conference • Southwestern Athletic Conference
Other Conferences Big East Conference • West Coast Conference