Sun Belt Conference adding new members

LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The Sun Belt Conference has announced the addition of four schools to the conference.

The Sun Belt said Wednesday that Appalachian State and Georgia Southern will join the conference that includes Arkansas State and Arkansas-Little Rock as all-sports members. Idaho and New Mexico State will join as football playing members.

The conference will remain at eight teams for the 2013 football season before the schools begin joining the conference staring in the 2014 season.

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