Exploratory year: University of New Haven (Conn.), Houston Baptist, Bryant University (R.I.), South Dakota, North Dakota, Southern Illinois-Edwardsville, and Seattle.
Year One: Florida Gulf Coast, North Carolina Central, Presbyterian, South Carolina Upstate.
Year Two: Cal State-Bakersfield, Central Arkansas, Winston-Salem State.
Year Three: Kenesaw State, New Jersey Institute of Technology, North Florida.
Year Four: North Dakota State, South Dakota State.
Year Five: Longwood, California-Davis, Northern Colorado.
. Exploratory year A one-year period where Division II teams remain eligible for Division II championships while preparing themselves for a move to Division I.
Source: National Collegiate Athletic Association
– Associated Press
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