The landscape of college sports is always changing, and as of July 1, change took effect in college basketball. Conference realignment became official, sending a number of schools from one league to another. Most notably, Syracuse, Notre Dame, and Pittsburgh are taking their talents to the ACC, and the Catholic 7 are seceding from the Big East to form the American Athletic Conference. With all the moving and shaking over with, at least for now, which conferences will face the stiffest competition during the 2013-14 season?

College basketball conferences

ACC

ACC

Boston College
Clemson
Duke
Florida State
Georgia Tech
Maryland
Miami (FL)
North Carolina
North Carolina State
Virginia
Virginia Tech
Wake Forest

Newcomers:
Notre Dame
Pittsburgh
Syracuse

American Athletic

American Athletic

Cincinnati
Connectucut
Houston
Louisville
Memphis
Rutgers
South Florida
Southern Methodist
Temple
UCF

Atlantic 10

Atlantic 10

Dayton
Duquesne
Fordham
George Washington
La Salle
Massachusetts
Rhode Island
Richmond
Saint Joseph's
Saint Louis
St. Bonaventure
Virginia Commonwealth

Newcomer:
George Mason

Big 12

Big 12

Baylor
Iowa State
Kansas
Kansas State
Oklahoma
Oklahoma State
TCU
Texas
Texas Tech
West Virginia

Big East

Big East

DePaul
Georgetown
Marquette
Providence
Seton Hall
St. John's
Villanova

Newcomers:
Butler
Creighton
Xavier

Big Ten

Big Ten

Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Michigan
Michigan State
Minnesota
Nebraska
Northwestern
Ohio State
Penn State
Purdue
Wisconsin

C-USA

C-USA

East Carolina
Marshall
Rice
Southern Miss
Tulane
Tulsa
UAB
UTEP

Newcomers:
Charlotte
Florida Atlantic
Florida International
Louisiana Tech
Middle Tennessee
North Texas
Old Dominion
UTSA

Mountain West

Mountain West

Air Force
Boise State
Colorado State
New Mexico
San Diego State
UNLV
Wyoming

Newcomers:
Fresno State
Nevada
San Jose State
Utah State

Pac-12

Pac-12

Arizona
Arizona State
California
Colorado
Oregon
Oregon State
Stanford
UCLA
USC
Utah
Washington
Washington State

SEC

SEC

Alabama
Arkansas
Auburn
Florida
Georgia
Kentucky
LSU
Mississippi State
Missouri
Ole Miss
South Carolina
Tennessee
Texas A&M
Vanderbilt

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