While conference expansion has been driven completely by football, the eventual additions of Syracuse and Pittsburgh to the ACC will have some interesting ramifications for basketball as well:
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#ACC hoops tournament very likely to be 5 days, and Notre Dame need not apply without football.
DavidTeelatDP David TeelSwofford: "I think the sense of the group is ... it is important that all 14 (teams) be there" at ACC tournament.
While the Big East Tournament in Madison Square Garden has long been the most prominent conference championship tournament in college basketball, after taking two of its premier basketball programs, the ACC Tournament could soon surpass it.
Currently, the top four teams receive byes into the quarterfinals, but the format will have to change if the tournament is expanded to five days to include 14 teams instead of 12.