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HOO86

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Similar size, make up, and mission.


They have all also been competitive in the league in football, basketball, and baseball among other sports. The ACC is made up to be a fit for most any Private University who is competitive in FBS football.

Boston College has had challenges with its coaches lately, but they seem to have fixed that. The last AD went and fired good coaches, and it was a problem. They have played in the ACC football championship game and the men's basketball championship game since they've been here.

Louisville has added strong teams in football, basketball, and baseball that compete well in the ACC. They are weaker in academics, but college basketball gets the highest TV ratings in the Louisville DMA than any national DMA. The ACC benefits from being in that market for a lot of reasons. The ACC football schools wanted that football program.

Syracuse has always been a fit for the ACC. The ACC has wanted Syracuse since the 1980s. They bring ACC basketball right into New York. Their football is good enough. I wish they would add baseball and try to compete. The lacrosse is a great fit.


(In response to this post by reestuart)

Posted: 03/03/2018 at 2:12PM



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  We should have been closer for a while. -- Atlee Hokie 03/04/2018 04:00AM
  Tell me how Cuse, Louisville, and BC fit the ACC? ** -- reestuart 03/03/2018 1:49PM
  What would your realistic alternatives be? ** -- Hamburger 03/03/2018 10:39PM
  I'd throw out BC and take WVU in a heart beat. ** -- Atlee Hokie 03/04/2018 08:38AM
  Won't debate that ** -- Hamburger 03/04/2018 7:42PM
  Yep. Any of BC, Cuse, or Loserville. ** -- reestuart 03/04/2018 2:34PM
  Similar size, make up, and mission. -- HOO86 03/03/2018 2:12PM
  BC does not, and never will fit the ACC culture. -- Atlee Hokie 03/04/2018 08:34AM
  Another diatribe on southern culture -- Mercury 03/05/2018 10:58AM
  Maine does not like being dis-respected. ** -- hokie4ever 03/05/2018 11:38AM
  It was not another damn diatribe on southern culture. ** -- Atlee Hokie 03/05/2018 11:04AM
  But they have a ice hockey team! ** -- EDGEMAN 03/04/2018 09:56AM
  Actually I think acc did pretty good -- Mercury 03/03/2018 10:41AM
  Who is winning more ACC or B1G? ** -- Stech 03/03/2018 1:46PM
  More what? ** -- reestuart 03/03/2018 1:46PM
  ACC in football and basketball. -- reestuart 03/03/2018 1:58PM
  For the major team sports last 5 years -- HOO86 03/03/2018 4:15PM
  Looks like it’s dead even. -- reestuart 03/03/2018 4:40PM
  Yep. It’s about Cuse not losing a football -- reestuart 03/04/2018 2:37PM
  For the B1G major sports -- HOO86 03/03/2018 5:10PM
  Cool. Thanks. ** -- reestuart 03/03/2018 4:31PM
  I respectfully disagree apples and oranges. -- Mercury 03/03/2018 12:08PM
  It's about Championships. -- HOO86 03/03/2018 1:33PM
  No, it’s not. The only schools in the ACC winning -- reestuart 03/03/2018 1:46PM
  Same for Big -- SoCloseHokie 03/03/2018 5:50PM
  Coaches get fired -- SoCloseHokie 03/03/2018 6:23PM
  Thinking was.... -- SoCloseHokie 03/03/2018 6:32PM
  Delete** -- HokieRider 03/07/2018 01:01AM
  WRT your thoughts about -- VTHokie2000 03/05/2018 12:56PM
  One sentence you wrote says everything about Swofford. -- Atlee Hokie 03/03/2018 09:32AM
  Interesting article on the BC-Syracuse "rivalry" -- VTHokie2000 03/05/2018 1:17PM

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