Originally written on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 11/28/12
The ACC Council of Presidents unanimously voted to accept the University of Louisville as its newest member earlier this morning. Louisville is the 6th team from the Big East to leave and join the ACC. Here are some quotes from Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich and ACC commissioner John Swofford, courtesy of TheACC.com Press Release. Tom Jurich: “The University of Louisville is honored to join the ACC, a conference with a long history of excellence in athletics and academics,” said Dr. James Ramsey, President, University of Louisville. “The ACC will be a great home for UofL and our commitment to great academics, groundbreaking research and top-notch athletic teams.” “When it became apparent to us that we needed to make a move, the ACC is the perfect fit for us and we are so elated to be joining this prestigious conference,” said Tom Jurich, Vice President and Director of Athletics. “Under John Swofford’s leadership, the ACC continues to prosper. We sincerely appreciate this op...
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