Atlantic Coast Conference http://wfpl.org en University of Louisville Officially Joins the Atlantic Coast Conference http://wfpl.org/post/university-louisville-officially-joins-atlantic-coast-conference <p>The University of Louisville on Tuesday officially joined the Atlantic Coast Conference.</p><p>The ACC is the Cardinals' fourth conference since athletics director Tom Jurich arrived in 1997. At different times during his tenure, UofL's conferences<a href="/post/interactive-timeline-louisville-cardinals-path-new-conference-acc">&nbsp;suffered from questionable stability.</a>&nbsp;The ACC allayed those concerns &nbsp;in November 2012 with an offer for UofL to join.</p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 01:45:05 +0000 Joseph Lord 9685 at http://wfpl.org University of Louisville Officially Joins the Atlantic Coast Conference Interactive Timeline: The Louisville Cardinals' Path to a New Conference, The ACC http://wfpl.org/post/interactive-timeline-louisville-cardinals-path-new-conference-acc <p>The Louisville Cardinals join the Atlantic Coast Conference on Tuesday—officially landing the school in a stable conference after<a href="/post/louisville-cardinals-stuck-conference-realignment-turmoil-again"> a couple of uncertain years.</a></p><p>Louisville leaves behind the American Athletic Conference after a single season. Starting with the 2014-15 season, UofL will face conference opponents such as the Duke Blue Devils, North Carolina Tar Heels and the Florida State Seminoles, the reigning college football champions.</p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 11:06:55 +0000 Joseph Lord 9665 at http://wfpl.org Interactive Timeline: The Louisville Cardinals' Path to a New Conference, The ACC Louisville Cardinals Begin Last Big East Tournament As We Know It http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-cardinals-begin-last-big-east-tournament-we-know-it <p>The Louisville Cardinals men's basketball team begin play tonight in what will be the last Big East Conference Tournament as we know it.</p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 19:47:13 +0000 Joseph Lord 4490 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Cardinals Begin Last Big East Tournament As We Know It Louisville's ACC Move Can Help Academics, Faculty Says. How? http://wfpl.org/post/louisvilles-acc-move-can-help-academics-faculty-says-how <p>When the college athletics conference realignment dance began anew,<a href="http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-cardinals-stuck-conference-realignment-turmoil-again"> Louisville appeared to be left in the lurch.</a> Rutgers and Maryland abruptly announced that they were yanking their teams from the Big East and the Atlantic Coast Conference, respectively, for the Big 10 -- moves that had a dual impact on the Louisville Cardinals.</p> Sat, 01 Dec 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Joseph Lord 2736 at http://wfpl.org Louisville's ACC Move Can Help Academics, Faculty Says. How? Reaction to Louisville's ACC Move Positive Locally, Less So in N.C., Conn. http://wfpl.org/post/reaction-louisvilles-acc-move-positive-locally-less-so-nc-conn <p>So the University of Louisville is <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/james-ramsey-louisville-cardinals-honored-join-atlantic-coast-conference">moving its athletics programs to the Atlantic Coast Conference, </a>leaving behind the hard scrabbled&nbsp;Big East and heading toward Tobacco Road and such.</p><p>The reaction has been positive in the 24 hours or so since the ACC's presidents and chancellors unanimously invited UofL -- except in certain pockets, specifically in Connecticut and in parts (but not all) of ACC country.</p> Thu, 29 Nov 2012 17:54:15 +0000 Joseph Lord 2708 at http://wfpl.org Reaction to Louisville's ACC Move Positive Locally, Less So in N.C., Conn. Reports: Charlie Strong Denies Interviewing for Auburn Job http://wfpl.org/post/reports-charlie-strong-denies-interviewing-auburn-job <p></p><p>The Birmingham News reported Wednesday night that Louisville Cardinals head football coach Charlie Strong interviewed for the same position at Auburn University, but Strong denied through other media outlets that any such interview ever took place.</p><p><a href="http://www.al.com/auburnfootball/index.ssf/2012/11/auburn_interviews_louisville_c.html">The Birmingham paper's story said Strong</a> interviewed within the past couple of days, perhaps by telephone. The story cited an unnamed source, "someone familiar with the process."</p> Thu, 29 Nov 2012 02:52:32 +0000 Joseph Lord & Rick Howlett 2702 at http://wfpl.org Reports: Charlie Strong Denies Interviewing for Auburn Job James Ramsey: Louisville Cardinals 'Honored' to Join Atlantic Coast Conference http://wfpl.org/post/james-ramsey-louisville-cardinals-honored-join-atlantic-coast-conference <p>The Louisville Cardinals and Duke Blue Devils played in men's basketball on Saturday for the first time since 1986. (Duke won.) Now, the two storied hoops teams will be seeing much more of each other in the coming years.</p><p>The University of Louisville &nbsp;is joining the Atlantic Coast Conference, leaving behind a Big East Conference that continues to lose members to rival leagues.</p><p>The ACC's Council of Presidents on Wednesday unanimously voted to admit UofL, according to a news release issued by the conference and the university.</p> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 11:25:11 +0000 Joseph Lord 2670 at http://wfpl.org James Ramsey: Louisville Cardinals 'Honored' to Join Atlantic Coast Conference