BUIES CREEK, N.C. (WNCN) — It was a big day in Buies Creek where the Colonial Athletic Association made it official, welcoming the Campbell program into the conference. The Camels will be a part of the CAA effective July 1, 2023. 

Colonial Athletic Association commissioner Joe D’Antonio welcomed Campbell University as the league’s newest member Friday in a gathering on campus at the John W. Pope Jr. Convocation Center. Here is what head football coach Mike Minter, head basketball coach Kevin McGeehan had to say about the move.