SEARCY, Ark. (AP) - A newly formed NCAA Division II conference
that includes schools in Arkansas and Oklahoma now has a
West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference associate
commissioner Will Prewitt has been chosen to lead the new league.
The announcement was made Tuesday by Harding University
President David Burks, who was chairman of the search committee for
the as-yet unnamed conference.
The new league will include Harding, Arkansas-Monticello,
Arkansas Tech, Henderson State, Ouachita Baptist and Southern
Arkansas in Arkansas. From Oklahoma, East Central, Southeastern
Oklahoma and Southwestern Oklahoma are joining the league.
Prewitt is on the NCAA Football Rules Committee and served four
years on the NCAA Division II Championships Committee as the
liaison for football and men's golf.