PADUCAH, KY -- Multiple sources have reported that Western Kentucky will leave the Sun Belt Conference for Conference USA in 2014. An official announcement is expected to come Monday.
The Hilltoppers are set to replace Tulsa, which is expected to be moving to the soon to be renamed Big East Conference. Florida Atlantic and Middle Tennessee are the other Sun Belt teams that recently made the jump to C-USA.
Sources say that James Madison and Liberty are the leading candidates to replace Western in the Sun Belt.