The best Conference USA basketball teams of the 2013-14 season. Conference USA includes many Southern colleges. Founded in 1995, it merged the Metro and Great Midwest Conferences. What are the top Conference USA basketball teams of 2013-14? While Conference USA currently has 16 members, several schools will be dropping out of the competition in 2014, including East Carolina University, Tulane, and University of Tulsa. Western Kentucky University will join Conference USA the same year. Vote up the teams with the most impressive performances in the 2013-14 season.