The conference announced the decision Wednesday after university presidents approved the new moniker earlier in the day.
Robert Cummings opened fire inside a southwest Missouri bar that refused to serve him more beer.
Per NCAA transfer rules, Clarkson will sit out the 2012-13 season, and have two years of eligibility remaining, beginning in 2013-14.
A 74 year old man has been arrested for trafficking 77 pounds of marijuana.
Flight 1274 left St. Louis around 3 p.m. Wednesday and was headed to Phoenix when the 71-year-old man fell ill.