Big East Will Hold Syracuse And Pitt To 27-Month Commitment, Ain't No Thang To The ACC
ACC Commissioner John Swofford said during a teleconference Sunday the league received more than 10 applications from schools hoping to join the league. Orlando Sentinel sources confirmed multiple Big East members applied to join the league, including Villanova.
According to a report in the New York Times Friday night, Syracuse and Pittsburgh are in talks with the Atlantic Coast Conference about leaving the Big East to join the league. Implications for Boston College and the rest of the conference.
According to an Orangebloods.com source close to the situation, the ACC, which is trying to fend off a potential raid by the Southeastern Conference (Virginia Tech continues to be mentioned by sources as an SEC target), would possibly look to add Texas, Syracuse, Connecticut and Rutgers to grow to 16.