Teel Time: Notre Dame effect prompts ACC to retain 8-game football schedule

Florida State: Clemson and Miami.

Georgia Tech: Clemson and Notre Dame.

Maryland: Pitt and Virginia.

Miami: Florida State and Virginia Tech.

North Carolina: Duke and North Carolina State.

N.C. State: North Carolina and Wake Forest.

Notre Dame: Boston College and Georgia Tech.

Pitt: Maryland and Syracuse.

Syracuse: Boston College and Pitt.

Virginia: Virginia Tech and Maryland.

Virginia Tech: Virginia and Miami.

Wake Forest: Duke and N.C. State.

The ACC tournament will start with three first-round games Wednesday between seeds 10-15. Those winners join seeds 5-9 for Thursday’s four second-round games. The top four seeds have byes into Friday’s quarterfinals.

Also Wednesday, the ACC decided that its 12 highest-ranked basketball teams in the Rating Percentage Index will compete the following season in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge. The Big Ten has 12 members.   

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