Louisville Headed To The ACC

11/28/2012 09:00 AM

The Atlantic Coast Conference voted to add the University of Louisville as its 14th member early this morning in a move that Rick Pitino told the Courier-Journal was “awesome”. The Cards will begin play in the conference next season.

The move may not be the last for the ACC either as reports circulate that the ultimate goal was to position the conference for a 16-team “super league” and that they could also have interest in UConn, Cincinnati, USF or Navy. According to reports, the Big 12 was also interested in the Cardinals before the ACC struck.

Be sure to watch cn|2 Sports tonight at 6:30 and 10:30 for reaction to the move from Chip Cosby and former Cardinal football star Joe Tronzo.

Thomas Beisner

TJ is an Anchor for Spectrum News. You can catch his work on KSTV, the only nightly show in the state focusing on UK Sports. When it comes to UK Basketball, TJ covers recruiting, the NCAA tournament and everything in between. During March TJ probably sees the players more than he sees his family but he’s able to provide Spectrum News viewers the unique insight that only a lifelong fan can give. He’s also taken on several special programs including “Wildcat Forever: The John Stewart Story.” KSTV airs weeknights at 7:30 and 11pm on Spectrum News or watch it anytime with Spectrum On Demand. You can also catch podcasts of the show as well as bonus podcasts, just find KSTV on Itunes. For the latest on everything going on with UK Athletics, recruiting or if you just need some hilarious parenting anecdotes follow TJ on Twitter @tjbeisner.

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