NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The NCAA has approved Union University
and Trevecca Nazarene University for its Division II membership
Both schools announced the moves Monday.
Union's 10 athletics programs will continue to compete in the
TranSouth Athletic Conference this season before moving to the Gulf
South Conference for the 2012-13 season, though they will not
immediately be eligible for NCAA tournaments.
Trevecca's 11 athletics programs will also remain in the
TranSouth Athletic Conference for the upcoming season and are
pursuing an NCAA conference affiliation, possibly with the Peach
Belt Conference, Gulf South Conference or South Atlantic
Currently there are seven universities in Tennessee with NCAA
Division II programs.