Big South grants Birmingham-Southern relief
=== Big South grants Birmingham-Southern relief ===
Charlotte, NC (Sports Network) – The Big South Conference Executive Committee
granted Birmingham-Southern’s request to not participate in the conference’s
sports of men’s basketball and baseball for the 2006-07 campaign.
The school announced on May 26th its intentions to transition to Division III
and a large number of student-athletes in basketball and baseball have
transferred, resulting in Birmingham-Southern’s request.
The Big South Conference will have eight men’s basketball teams and eight
baseball teams competing in 2006-07.