After a week of speculation, Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU is moving to the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC).
B-CU says the move is in the best interest of its move to the Southwestern Athletic Conference is one that is clearly in the best interest of the university, particularly during this major shift in higher education and intercollegiate athletics.
Moreover, it reflects our commitment to strengthening the university’s long-term competitiveness and viability, while providing the best possible experience for our student-athletes,” said B-CU president, Dr. E. LaBrent Chrite.
“We’re extremely excited to welcome Bethune-Cookman University to the Southwestern Athletic Conference.
B-CU is the third school leaving the MEAC following Florida A&M University (FAMU).