Many great football coaches and players such as Dan Marino , Mike Ditka and Tony Dorsett, called the University of Pittsburgh home. The Panthers football team has won nine National Championships and joined the Atlantic Coast Conference in the 2013 season. The Pitt Men's basketball team has won two National Championships in the NCAA. The University sponsors 19 NCAA Division I varsity teams.
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Duquesne University is a member of the NCAA and sponsors 16 Division I sports (football competes in the Football Championship Subdivision). Duquesne is a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference in all sports other than football (associate member of the Northeast Conference).
RMU is home to 23 intercollegiate athletic teams at the highest level of collegiate athletics, NCAA Division 1. Teams include the only men's and women's Division I ice hockey squads in the Pittsburgh region and the only Division I men's lacrosse team between Columbus and State College. RMU plays in the prestigious Northeast Conference. The football team has won the most championship titles in the conference.