Basketball Colleges by State 2022

When people talk about the big three in sports in the US, they may likely be referring to the big three sports in America, football, baseball, and basketball. In particular, that refers to the two major sports platforms too, professional and division I college athletics. For basketball fans who want to know who's who, here is the basketball colleges by state 2022 guide.

Every state has a flagship program or programs. This is a quick look at each state's top basket program(s) along with their mascot and school nickname so you can more easily identify them the next time you see them. Now, without further ado, your Basketball Colleges by State 2022 guide.

Alabama

Crimson Tide (The University of Alabama)

Mascot: Big Al

Alaska

The University of Alaska

Mascot: Spirit

Arizona

The University of Arizona

Mascot: Wildcats

Arkansas

The University of Arkansas

Mascot: Razorbacks

California

UCLA (The University California Los Angeles)

Mascot: Bruins

USC (The University of Southern California)

Mascot: Trojans

Stanford University

Mascot: Cardinals

Colorado

The University of Colorado

Mascot: Rams

Connecticut

UConn (The University of Connecticut)

Mascot: Huskies

Delaware

The University of Delaware

Mascot: Blue Hens

Florida

The University of Florida

Mascot: Gators

Georgia

The University of Georgia

Mascot: Bulldogs

Hawaii

The University of Hawaii

Mascot: Vili the Warrior (the Rainbow Warriors)

Idaho

The University of Idaho

Mascot: Joe Vandal (Vandals)

Illinois

The University of Illinois

Mascot: Chief Illiniwek (Fighting Illini)

Indiana

Indiana University

Mascot: Hoosiers

Iowa

The University of Iowa

Mascot: Herky the Hawk (the Hawkeyes)

Kansas

Kansas University

Mascot: the Jayhawks

Kentucky

The University of Kentucky

Mascot: Wildcats

Louisiana

(LSU) Louisiana State University

Mascot: Mike the Tiger (Tigers)

Maine

The University of Maine

Mascot: Bananas the Bear (Black Bears)

Maryland

The University of Maryland

Mascot: The Terps

Massachusetts

UMass (The University of Massachusetts)

Mascot: Sam (the Minutemen)

Michigan

The University of Michigan

Mascot: Wolverines

Minnesota

The University of Minnesota

Mascot: Goldy (the Golden Gophers)

Mississippi

Ole Miss (The University of Mississippi)

Mascot: Colonel Reb (the Rebels)

Missouri

The University of Missouri

Mascot: Truman (the Tigers)

Montana

The University of Montana

Mascot: Monte

Nebraska

The University of Nebraska

Mascot: Herbie (the Cornhuskers)

Nevada

The University of Nevada

Mascot: the Wolfpack

New Hampshire

The University of New Hampshire

Mascot: Wild E Cat

New Jersey

Rutgers University

Mascot: Scarlet Knights

New Mexico

The University of New Mexico

Mascot: the Lobos

New York

The University of Syracuse

Mascot: the Orange

North Carolina

The University of North Carolina

Mascot: the Tar heels

Duke University

Mascot: Blue Devils

North Dakota

The University of North Dakota

Mascot: Fighting Hawks

Ohio

The Ohio State University

Mascot: Brutus (Buckeyes)

Oklahoma

OU (Oklahoma University)

Mascot: Sooners

Oregon

The University of Oregon

Mascot: Ducks

Pennsylvania

Villanova University

Mascot: Wildcats

Rhode Island

Rhode Island University

Mascot: Rhody (Rams)

South Carolina

The University of South Carolina

Mascot: Gamecocks

South Dakota

University of South Dakota

Mascot: Coyotes

Tennessee

The University of Tennessee

Mascot: Smokey (Volunteers)

Texas

The University of Texas

Mascot: Longhorns (the Utes)

Virginia

The University of Virginia

Mascot: Cavaliers

Washington

The University of Gonzaga

Mascot: Bulldogs

West Virginia

The University of West Virginia

Mascot: Mountaineers

Wisconsin

The University of Wisconsin

Mascot: Bucky (Badgers)

Wyoming

The University of Wyoming

Mascot: Cowboys

Basketball Colleges by State 2022

Basketball Colleges by State 2022