ACC Releases Three-Year Model Of Conference Games
Feb. 28, 2005
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Atlantic Coast Conference has released the men’s basketball scheduling model for the 2005-06, 2006-07 and 2007-08 seasons as approved by the league’s faculty representatives, athletics directors and head coaches.
The current 2004-05 schedule is a stand-alone schedule based on a one-year, 11-team format. For the next three seasons, each of the league’s 12 member schools will play a 16-game conference schedule that includes two primary partners and nine rotating partners.
Each school will play its two primary partners at home and on the road each season. Of each team’s nine rotating partners, a team will play three on a home and road basis, three at home and three on the road.
After the third year of the 12-team schedule, each of the primary partners will have played each other six times. In addition, a team will have played each of their rotating partners four times. Virginia’s primary partners for the next three seasons are Maryland and Virginia Tech.
For the 2005-06 season, Virginia’s rotating partners home and away are Clemson, Florida State and North Carolina. The Cavaliers’ rotating partners they will play at home that season are Boston College, Miami and Wake Forest, while their rotating partners on the road are Duke, Georgia Tech and North Carolina State.
Virginia’s rotating partners home and away in the 2006-07 season are Miami, North Carolina State and Wake Forest. The Cavaliers’ rotating partners they will play at home that season are Duke, Florida State and Georgia Tech, while their rotating partners on the road are Boston College, Clemson and North Carolina.
For the 2007-08 season, Virginia’s rotating partners home and away are Boston College, Duke and Georgia Tech. The Cavaliers’ rotating partners they will play at home that season are Clemson, North Carolina and North Carolina State, while their rotating partners on the road are Florida State, Miami and Wake Forest.