ACC to play games in Europe?


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According to an interview with CBSSports.com, ACC commish John Swofford said that they are thinking of new ways to showcase the ACC.

“We need to think big,” Swofford said. “One of the things we brought up to our schools last week was we may play football, we may play basketball in Europe. Across the pond, so to speak.”

While there are no definite plans or specifics yet, the league can afford to think big. The ACC's landmark grant of rights that at least slowed conference realignment for the moment turned a week old on Friday.

Tobacco Road in Europe? Incoming member (in everyting but football) Notre Dame killed it in Dublin last year. Think Boston College making a similar trip. The Duke or North Carolina brands would be attractive in Europe. Just wondering, but how would Miami swagger -- once the Canes get past the current messiness -- play across the Atlantic?

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