Contact Us

Don’t Look For Pittsburgh, Syracuse on ACC Schedules Next Year

Jared Wickerham/Getty Images Sport

The Atlantic Coast Conference evidently doesn’t want to rock the boat.

The Conference announced midway through 2011 that Pittsburgh and Syracuse would be leaving the Big East conference for the ACC.  But Big East by-laws say a school must give 27 months notice before leaving, which raised the question as to exactly when the two schools would start competing in their new league.

It now appears the ACC is willing to wait.

Although the league has said it is willing to work with the Big East to come to an amiable solution, the ACC has not hired any attorneys, nor have the two schools in question.  The new schedules for 2012 football are expected to be released in the next couple of weeks and Pitt and Syracuse aren’t expected to be a part of them.

Big East officials have been adamant in saying the 27-month notice will not be waived, which could cause some problems for West Virginia and the Big 12 conference.  The Mountaineers have repeatedly said they plan to be in their new league next season.  The school and the Big East have filed competing lawsuits in regard to West Virginia’s exit.

A status conference update is scheduled for Feb. 9th.

Babes

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://espn1420.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on SPORTS RADIO ESPN 1420 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on SPORTS RADIO ESPN 1420 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!