Atlantic Coast Conference leaders are scheduled to vote at 7 a.m. ET Wednesday on whether to expand, and the University of Louisville is the leading candidate to join the league, said multiple sources within the conference.
The league could decide to extend an invitation immediately to Louisville, expand to 16 members by also bringing in Connecticut and Cincinnati or table expansion for the time being and continue to study its options.
The most likely option for the ACC is to invite only Louisville, although there also is expected to be strong discussions about the conference standing pat, sources said.
"Louisville is the one that seems to have gotten the most traction," said one source before cautioning that there are "a lot of opinions and moving parts." Another source believed the vote wouldn't be called unless there was certainty in the league office that Louisville had the necessary support.
The news of the scheduled vote was first reported by David Glenn on the ACCRead More »from ACC set to vote on expansion