Notre Dame is joining the Atlantic Coast Conference as a full member for all sports except football, ESPN's Brett McMurphy is reporting.
McMurphy states that the ND football team will play five games per year against ACC teams.
The effective date of Notre Dame's departure from the Big East is unclear.
Recent Big East departures (West Virginia, Pittsburgh and Syracuse) left earlier than the 27-month conference exit standard dictates by paying a higher exit fee.
The positive impact of Notre Dame coming into the ACC men's basketball scene cannot be overstated.
Here are three ways that the Fighting Irish will help ACC hoops get better—as if the league needed any help.