Sun Belt Conference

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Sun Belt Conference
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The Sun Belt Conference (SBC) is a collegiate athletic conference that has been affiliated with the NCAA's Division I since 1976. Originally a non-football conference, the Sun Belt began sponsoring football in 2001. Its football teams participate in the Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS). The 12 member institutions of the Sun Belt are distributed primarily across the southern United States.


Full members

School Location Joined
Appalachian State Mountaineers Boone, North Carolina 2014
Arkansas State Red Wolves Jonesboro, Arkansas 1991
Coastal Carolina Chanticleers Conway, South Carolina 2016
Georgia Southern Eagles Statesboro, Georgia 2004
Georgia State Panthers Atlanta, Georgia 1976, 2013
James Madison Dukes Harrisonburg, Virginia 2022
Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Lafayette, Louisiana 1991
Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks Monroe, Louisiana 2006
Marshall Thundering Herd Huntington, West Virginia 2022
Old Dominion Monarchs Norfolk, Virginia 1982, 2022
South Alabama Jaguars Mobile, Alabama 1976
Southern Miss Golden Eagles Hattiesburg, Mississippi 2022
Texas State Bobcats San Marcos, Texas 2013
Troy Trojans Troy, Alabama 2005

Publications by Sport


Media guides and yearbooks by season

2010s 2011
2020s 2021

Men's basketball

Programs by season

Season/Date Opponent Venue
March 2-4, 1984 1984 Sun Belt Conference Men's Basketball Tournament BJCC Coliseum

Media guides and yearbooks by season

2010s 2010-11
Sun Belt Conference
Full members Appalachian State Mountaineers • Arkansas State Red Wolves • Coastal Carolina Chanticleers • Georgia Southern Eagles • Georgia State Panthers • James Madison Dukes • Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns • Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks • Marshall Thundering Herd • Old Dominion Monarchs • South Alabama Jaguars • Southern Miss Golden Eagles • Texas State Bobcats • Troy Trojans
Football Venues S.B. Ballard Stadium

NCAA Division I all-sports conferences
FBS The American • Atlantic Coast • Big 12 • Big Ten • C-USA • Mid-American • Mountain West • Pac-12 • Southeastern • Sun Belt
FCS ASUN • Big Sky • Big South • CAA • Ivy • MEAC • Northeast • Ohio Valley • Patriot • SoCon • Southland • SWAC • WAC
Non-Football America East • Atlantic 10 • Big East • Big West • Horizon • MAAC • Missouri Valley • Summit • West Coast
Football-Only MVFC