Another day, another seismic shift in college sports’ ongoing realignment saga. The latest powerhouse program to change allegiances is Notre Dame, which (as reported by ESPN) is heading for the ACC in all sports except football and hockey, probably starting in 2014.
The Irish become the third outstanding Big East program to defect to the ACC, with Pitt and Syracuse coming in 2013. The arrival of many high-profile teams raises the following question: What will the balance of power look like in the ACC when all the dust settles?
Read on for a look at the best and worst of the conference after all the newcomers have arrived in 2014.