Sources — Proposal would let Notre Dame vie for ACC title in 2020

The ACC is contemplating varied scheduling fashions for the upcoming season, together with one that might have Notre Dame eligible to play within the convention championship sport, sources advised ESPN on Friday.

Sources indicated that was solely one among varied scheduling fashions underneath dialogue, and adjustments proceed to be made to fashions and proposed schedules. Any scheduling mannequin wants approval from the ACC Board of Administrators, made up of all ACC 15 presidents and chancellors.

The popular scheduling mannequin is predicted to be introduced to them subsequent Wednesday.

Not like the opposite Energy 5 conferences, the ACC has varied scheduling partnerships which have sophisticated discussions about what to do concerning the season schedule because of the coronavirus pandemic. One could be the 4 ACC/SEC rivalry video games that faculties from each conferences wish to shield. One other is Notre Dame, which has an annual scheduling partnership with the ACC. At present, Notre Dame has six scheduled ACC video games.

For that purpose, there was no urge for food within the ACC for a conference-only schedule, which is the route chosen by the Pac-12 and Huge Ten.

Due to this fact, all discussions have centered on a conference-only plus one nonconference sport mannequin. That might enable the 4 ACC faculties with end-of-season rivalry video games to play them.

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