Tag: Commissioner John Swofford


ACC Announces Autonomy Proposals

The ACC announced three legislative proposals that have been submitted to the NCAA as part of the recently adopted Division I autonomy process as approved by the league’s Council of Presidents.


ACC Council of Presidents sends forth initial priorities as part of the new autonomy structure

The Atlantic Coast Conference is submitting its initial priorities as part of the new autonomy structure that will help every student-athlete better achieve the kind of rewarding experience they deserve as part of the collegiate model.

ACC, University of Maryland reach legal settlement

The Atlantic Coast Conference and the University of Maryland announced today they have reached a mediated agreement that ends all litigation between both parties.

UVA Athletics

UVA has 305 student-athletes named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

The 58th annual ACC Academic Honor Roll, recognizing academic excellence by student-athletes during the 2013-14 academic year, was announced Thursday (Aug. 7) by Commissioner John Swofford. Virginia placed 305 student-athletes on the Honor Roll.

ACC encourages initial eligibility education

The ACC and its member institutions are aiming to bring awareness to the new NCAA academic requirements for college-bound student-athletes.

ACC Football Kickoff: This Is SportsCenter comes to life

We sit down for the big banquet at the ACC Football Kickoff last night, and my wife, a Virginia Tech alum, class of 1999, notices somebody familiar at the next table.

Commissioner’s Forum opens 2014 ACC Football Kickoff

ACC Commissioner John Swofford looked ahead with excitement and anticipation on Sunday as he met with a record media contingent at the Atlantic Coast Conference’s 43rd annual Football Kickoff.

Ticket sales begin for 2014 Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship Game

Ticket sales for the 2014 Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship Game will begin this Friday and Saturday.

It’s official: Louisville joins the ACC

The University Louisville’s long-awaited entry into the Atlantic Coast Conference becomes official today. “We have looked forward to this day since November of 2012, when our Council of Presidents voted to accept Louisville as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference,” said ACC Commissioner John Swofford.

ACC Basketball Tournament Championship moves to Saturday night

Commissioner John Swofford announced a significant change for the ACC basketball tournament on Tuesday. Beginning in 2015, the tournament will start on Tuesday and the championship will be played on Saturday night.

ACC releases conference basketball opponents for next two seasons

The Atlantic Coast Conference has announced the 18-game conference matchups for each of its 15 men’s basketball teams for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons.

Charlotte, Greensboro named as future ACC Tournament sites

The 2019 Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament will be held at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, and the Greensboro Coliseum will play host to the event in 2020, ACC Commissioner John Swofford announced today.

It’s official: ACC Tournament at Barclays Center in New York in 2017, 2018

Barclays Center announced today a two-year agreement with the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) and an extension with the Atlantic 10 Conference (A-10) that secures postseason conference tournaments in Brooklyn’s major sports and entertainment venue through 2021.

Video: John Swofford talks ACC Tournament in NYC, first five-day tournament

ACC Digital Network host Jeff Fischel talks with ACC Commissioner John Swofford about the possibility of moving the ACC Tournament to NYC in the future and what his thoughts are on the first 5-day ACC Tournament.

Opening Day of 2014 ACC Tournament to feature country music star Scotty McCreery

Opening Day, presented by Food Lion, of the ACC Tournament on Wednesday, March 12 will feature a concert by country music star Scotty McCreery.

Video: Would the ACC consider divisional realignment?

ACC Digital Network host Jeff Fischel talks with ACC Commissioner John Swofford about division realignment. Swofford discusses why the divisions will remain the same but could change if the NCAA gives new flexibility with its rule on divisions.

Video: ACC Commissioner John Swofford on Jim Boeheim ejection

ACC Digital Network host Jeff Fischel talks with ACC Commissioner John Swofford about Jim Boeheim’s ejection in the Syracuse vs Duke game last Saturday.

ACC reaches deal with Charlotte to host football title game through 2019

The Atlantic Coast Conference and the Charlotte Sports Foundation have reached an agreement which will keep the Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship Game in Charlotte through the end of this decade, ACC Commissioner John Swofford announced Monday.

UVA Athletics

Terry Holland is UVa.’s ACC Tournament Legend

Former Virginia head coach and director of athletics Terry Holland is the Cavaliers’ 2014 ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament Legend, announced Wednesday (Jan. 29) by ACC Commissioner John Swofford.