Atlantic Coast ConferenceThe Atlantic Coast Conference (also called the ACC) is a collegiate athletics conference consisting of nine universities in the southeastern United States:
- Clemson University
- Duke University
- Florida State University
- Georgia Tech
- University of Maryland
- University of North Carolina
- North Carolina State University
- University of Virginia
- Wake Forest University
Member schools participate in baseball, men's and women's basketball, field hockey, football, men's and women's golf, men's and women's lacrosse, women's rowing, men's and women's soccer, softball, men's and women's swimming, men's and women's tennis, indoor and outdoors track, cross country, women's volleyball, and wrestling.
Expansion of the ACC has been approved for the 2004 season, and will increase membership to 11 schools, with the University of Miami and Virginia Tech from the Big East Conference scheduled to join. Boston College is now expected to join in 2006, bringing the total to 12 schools.