College notes: UT Arlington to leave WAC after one season, join Sun Belt in 2013, report says

UTA will leave the Western Athletic Conference for the Sun Belt in 2013, reported Monday night.

The Mavericks will compete in the WAC as an Olympic Sports member in 2012-13, but will move to the Sun Belt in 2013, giving the conference 10 football schools in 2013 and 12 overall members, the website reported.

UTA is joining the Sun Belt with Texas State and Georgia State.


Baylor football: Suspended defensive end Tevin Elliott was arrested and charged with sexual assault. Elliott was arrested on a warrant related to the reported sexual assault of a woman early the morning of April 15 at a Waco apartment complex.

Butler athletics: Butler is reportedly debating whether to leave the Horizon League for the stronger, higher-profile and potentially more profitable Atlantic 10. Bulldogs athletic director Barry Collier met with his coaches, part of a regular meeting process he has with athletic department employees.

Illinois State basketball: Duke assistant Chris Collins said he's not pursuing the vacant coaching position at Illinois State. Tim Jankovich left Illinois State last week to join Larry Brown's SMU staff.

Maryland basketball: Guard Terrell Stoglin entered the NBA Draft after receiving a one-year suspension from the school. Stoglin averaged 21.6 points per game last season.

MWC: Officials at Utah State and San Jose State acknowledge they are in discussions with the Mountain West Conference over realignment for 2013 yet say no formal agreement has been reached. Conference USA already is set to bring aboard UT San Antonio just months before the school was to begin its first season in the Western Athletic Conference.

Oklahoma baseball: Five pitchers combined on a six-hitter and Max White and Dillon Yeaman each had three RBIs, leading Oklahoma to an 11-0 victory over visiting Mid America in a non-conference game.

Virginia Tech basketball: James Johnson has replaced Seth Greenberg. Johnson will replace Greenberg after serving as his assistant for five years. Johnson left Virginia Tech on April 19 to take a similar job at Clemson. Greenberg was fired April 23 after nine seasons and one NCAA tournament appearance.