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  Atlantic Ten Conference - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Atlantic 10 Conference (A10) is a college athletic conference which operates mostly in the eastern United States; it also has two member schools in Ohio: Dayton and Xavier, located in Dayton and Cincinnati, respectively.
This odd conference construction is because the A-10 Football Conference was created in 1997 by a takeover of the football-only Yankee Conference, due to NCAA rules changes that significantly diminished the legislative input of single-sport conferences.
The members of the Yankee Conference narrowly chose the A-10's merger proposal over that of the Colonial Athletic Association; this decision was later revisited by the football-playing members of the A-10, as explained below.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Atlantic_Ten_Conference   (521 words)

 Division I - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Notably, the Ivy League, a Division I-AA conference, does not offer athletic scholarships.
A controversy recently arose in the NCAA over whether schools will continue to be allowed to have one showcased program in Division I with the remainder of the athletic program in a lower division, as is the case of, notably, Johns Hopkins University in lacrosse and Colorado College in ice hockey.
Each of these schools is allowed to grant financial aid to student-athletes who compete in Division I programs in one men's sport and one women's sport.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Division_I   (442 words)

 Ten-Year Conference Standings
I've been revisiting the National College Baseball Archive's treasure trove of historical conference standings again, first referred to in a column I did on all-time conference standings, and this week I want to look at the list of ten-year standings for still existing conferences.
The highest winning percentage of any team who spent at least five years in a league belongs to Wichita State; the lowest to Prairie View A&M (the concept of going 35-179 in the SWAC is a hard one to wrap your mind around).
Only three Big Ten teams were over.500 over that period, which would make you think that Ohio State and Minnesota would have made more of a splash on the national scene.
www.boydsworld.com /breadcrumbs/tenyearconf.html   (494 words)

 :::► Dictionary of Meaning www.mauspfeil.net ◄:::
Image:Atlantic10 Main Logo.png 100pxrightAtlantic 10 Conference The '''Atlantic 10 Conference''' (A10) is a college athletic conference which operates mostly in the eastern United States; it also has two member schools in Ohio: University of Dayton Dayton and Xavier University (Cincinnati) Xavier, located in Dayton, Ohio Dayton and Cincinnati, Ohio Cincinnati, respectively.
Image:Atlantic10Conference_100.png rightAtlantic 10 Conference Football Despite the name, there are 24 partial or full-time members; 12 schools play football, 14 basketball and other sports, and one affiliate member participates in women's field hockey only.
Although the CAA does not currently sponsor football, five of its members in the 2004-2005 05 academic year (Delaware, Hofstra, James Madison, Towson, and William & Mary) were football members of the A-10.
www.mauspfeil.net /Atlantic_Ten_Conference.html   (607 words)

 Atlantic 10 fast becoming Midwest 14 Conference - Sports
Now, the Atlantic Ten Conference is heading west as well, though the reasons aren't as clear.
The Atlantic Ten isn't the only conference to catch gold fever, so to speak, or to head out of its geographical area: =The Ohio Valley Conference includes five schools that are outside what is geographically considered the Ohio River Valley.
The Atlantic Ten is now home to 14 schools, an easily overlooked technicality.
www.temple-news.com /news/2005/11/15/Sports/Atlantic.10.Fast.Becoming.Midwest.14.Conference-1058053.shtml   (620 words)

 KWMU Commentaries
Now the Billikens are set to become the fourteenth member of the Atlantic Ten Conference.
As one who learned arithmetic before the advent of so-called “new math,” I really don’t understand how a conference with fourteen members can call itself the Atlantic Ten; but I also don’t understand why the Big Ten consists of eleven schools and plans to add a twelfth.
I don’t see how a school located west of the Mississippi, 600 miles from the Atlantic Ocean, can be described as part of the Atlantic Ten.
www.kwmu.org /Programs/Commentaries/commentary.php?cid=276   (284 words)

 On Mid-Majors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
As the unashamed fan of a particular mid-major conference, I have a couple of problems with the way the term is bandied about.
If a conference ever reaches the mythical eight bids (1/8 of the field), it would be of these conferences.
This second bid is by no means a guarantee, but still, it's better than those conferences that have no chance to put more than their conference champ into the field of 65.
home.nc.rr.com /bracketville/midmajors.htm   (468 words)

 Tradition = No Big Ten tourney   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Nittany Lions had beaten Atlantic Ten Conference foe George Washington and they were heading to the big dance for the first time in 26 years.
There it was, the glorious 1990-91 season, when Penn State came in an underdog team with a 10-8 conference record and won the Atlantic Ten title.
In the 1940s, before the formation of the Atlantic Coast Conference, it was an 18-team conference in which not all the teams could play each other during the regular season.
collegian.psu.edu /archive/1993/03/03-18-93tdc/03-18-93dsports-2.asp   (722 words)

 Atlantic 10 Football
Koegel led the Atlantic 10 with a 43.0 average on 49 punts...dropped 18 punts inside the opponents' 20-yard line and has boomed at least one 50-yard punt in 14 of his last 19 contests...also named to the All-Conference first-team
James Madison’s 24 signees are the most in the Conference while Towson has the smallest class with eight student-athletes.
After recording a program-record 11 wins and a share of the Atlantic 10 Football Conference title for the first time since 1994, New Hampshire has been named the recipient of the 2005 Lambert Meadowlands Cup, it was announced by the ECAC.
www.atlantic10.org /sports/football   (488 words)

 Printable version - The "Twelve"?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In collegiate sports, one can read about the Big Ten conference, which consists of eleven teams, or the Atlantic Ten conference, which is made up of twelve teams.
At one time these conferences only had ten teams, but when they exceeded ten teams they kept their original conference “names” (designations).
Their names are a designation for a particular conference, not a literal number.
www.apologeticspress.org /articles/print/557   (513 words)

 Atlantic Ten Notebook: Conference games hurt Saint Joseph's   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
There may be people around the country questioning how good Saint Joseph's really is, but there's no question the Hawks have been too good for the rest of the Atlantic 10 Conference.
Saint Joseph's will take the school's longest winning streak to crosstown rival Temple on Saturday with the highest ranking by an A-10 team since Massachusetts was No. 1 in the final poll in 1995-96.
The Hawks never have been 8-0 in the Atlantic 10.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/04027/266100.stm   (824 words)

 Atlantic Ten: Conference numbers ready to be crunched   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Atlantic Ten: Conference numbers ready to be crunched
Let the madness begin now that it's March, a time when crunching numbers is the real crunch time in college basketball.
The only other A-10 teams that would be considered in good position for a bid are No. 40 Dayton (21-6) and No. 43 Richmond (17-11).
www.post-gazette.com /pg/04062/279811.stm   (587 words)

 Lacrosse team denied bid to A-10 final - Sports
With a loss to Richmond, the Owls made their first-ever first-round exit in the Atlantic Ten Conference tournament.
For the first time in the history of the program, the women's lacrosse team lost in the opening round of the Atlantic Ten Conference Championship with an 11-10 loss to Richmond on Friday.
Last week, they were named to the A-10 All-Conference team, with Frengs being named A-10 Offensive Player of the Year.
www.temple-news.com /news/2005/05/04/Sports/Lacrosse.Team.Denied.Bid.To.A10.Final-950251.shtml   (401 words)

 2002 Michigan Men's Soccer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Rolfe was named to the College Soccer News National Team of the Week and was selected as the Atlantic Ten Conference Player of the week for his seven-point weekend.
Despite being held scoreless last weekend, Michigan is tied for the conference lead in total points, matching Michigan State with 52 points.
Michigan also leads the conference in goals per game with 3.0 (18 goals in six games) and assists per game at 2.67 (16 assists in six games).
www.umich.edu /~mgoblue/soccer-m/02-03/weekly/release-09-24.html   (1400 words)

 atlantic coast conference acc
Using The Associated Press poll as your guide, you're forced to believe this year's Atlantic Coast Conference is one of the great leagues in history....(Continue Reading)
Coaching in the ACC, arguably college basketball's top conference, is so intense and competitive that it can make coaches act a little strange.
Florida State's ACC rivals are working hard to bridge the gap between themselves and State, which has gone 39-1 in conference play since 1992.
www.centralcoastgolf.net /atlantic-coast-conference-acc.html   (438 words)

 bball   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
John Chaney will have his boys prepared to go to battle in the Atlantic Ten Conference, a conference that sent five teams to the NCAA Tournament last season.
Guard Pepe Sanchez made Second Team All-Conference and was selected on the All-Defensive Team.
With the state of the Atlantic Ten Conference as strong as it is, it is only a matter of time before the nation turns itÕs eyes on North Philadelphia in a positive rather than negative way.
www.temple.edu /column/issues/vXIIIn5/bball.htm   (465 words)

 Sportsbook.com posts odds on NCAA Conference Tournaments   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It's conference championship week and Sportsbook.com has odds on all the tournaments.
The tightest conference to call seems to be the SEC where Florida, Tennessee and LSU all sit at 9-4 co-favorites to win the title.
Other favorites include George Washington in the Atlantic 10, Texas in the Big 12, Memphis in Conference USA, San Diego State in the Mountain West, Nevada in the WAC and Pacific in the Big West.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=109&STORY=/www/story/03-07-2006/0004315272&EDATE=   (713 words)

 Go Coastal Events - atlantic coast conference   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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 Spymac :: Forums :: Hangouts :: Stadium :: Strongest Conference   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
and pac10 football is not as fun to watch.............someday notre dame, after many years of terrible football, will finally decide that it is a better idea to join the big ten and play tough teams rather than potentially losing to navy and air force every year, but that may just be a pipedream
Think the Big Ten is better overall, the other conferences have some huge stand out teams, but generally speaking the conferences are nearly as stong when you compare the teams as a whole and all the sports as a whole.
The big ten does have better teams overall, 5 mens 4 womens teams in the NCAA tourny.
www.spymac.com /forums/showthread.php?threadid=165150   (254 words)

 USATODAY.com - Notre Dame gets down to 3 options, could consider ACC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Forming a so-called "Catholic League" of non-football playing schools from the Big East, Atlantic Ten and Conference USA isn't an option because of "considerations for Notre Dame's Olympic Sports," the newspaper reported.
As for talk about joining the ACC, all Notre Dame sports information director John Heisler would say is that several conferences have approached Notre Dame about the school's interest in discussing a move to another conference.
ACC Commissioner John Swofford said Friday in Florida that the ACC has had several talks with Notre Dame in the past about joining the conference, none of those discussions were recent.
www.usatoday.com /sports/college/other/2003-05-31-expansion-notre-dame_x.htm   (447 words)

 Charlotte Business Journal: New conference doesn't dim outlook for 49ers - 2005-11-07
The legacy of success will face a new challenge as the school enters the Atlantic Ten conference, which includes Massachusetts, Rhode Island, St. Bonaventure, Saint Joseph's, Temple and Xavier.
Via e-mail with the Charlotte Business Journal, Rose recently addressed play in the new conference and the challenges of marketing the school's athletic programs.
We have more nationally televised games than we ever have, so the folks in the sporting world are not concerned about the conference switch.
www.bizjournals.com /charlotte/stories/2005/11/07/focus2.html?t=printable   (757 words)

 Capital News 9 | 24 Hour Local News | SPORTS | Saint Joseph's 67, Fordham 53
Pat Carroll scored 20 points and Chet Stachitas added 11 to lead Saint Joseph's to a 67-53 win over Fordham in the Atlantic Ten regular-season finale for both teams.
Saint Joseph's finished the season Saturday with the best record in the conference and received a first-round bye in the Atlantic Ten tournament as the top seed.
The Hawks will play either Richmond or Rhode Island in the quarterfinals Thursday in Cincinnati.
www.capitalnews9.com /content/sports?ArID=120610   (106 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The list also includes the corresponding team code & conference number as contained in SportsTicker event messages & computer schedules.
- Charlotte & Saint Louis have moved from Conference USA to the Atlantic Ten.
- Chattanooga has moved from the South to the North Division of the Southern Conference & Davidson has moved from the North to the South.
www.joinourteam.espn.com /ticker/advisories/xncaabconfadv.zn   (344 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
- UCF and Marshall have have moved from the Mid-American & Rice, Southern Methodist, Tulsa and UTEP have moved from the WAC to Conference USA which is now split into 2 divisions (East & West).
- Florida Atlantic and Florida International have moved from IAA Independents to the Sun Belt.
- Temple will be an affiliate member of the Mid-American Conference until 2007 and will be listed as a IA independent until then.
www.joinourteam.espn.com /ticker/advisories/xncaafconfadv.zn   (312 words)

 Sporting News, The: This week's spotlight: best rebounders - College Basketball/Insider - Brief Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
He averaged 9.3 rebounds last season and 12.3 in his first three games this season.
Maurice Baker, Oklahoma State, He won't win the conference rebounding title, but at 6-1 and 175 pounds, Baker is the nation's best board man on an inch-by-inch, pound-by-pound basis.
He has a knack for finding the ball in traffic and is a good leaper.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1208/is_49_225/ai_80680870   (473 words)

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