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It's official - Louisville joins the ACC

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – The University of Louisville has accepted an invitation to join the Atlantic Coast Conference.

The invitation was extended after a conference call by the presidents and chancellors of ACC member schools Wednesday morning. The vote followed a letter of application that was submitted by UofL.

The vote by to invite Louisville to join the conference was unanimous.

Louisville would replace Maryland, who announced last week they would be joining the Big Ten in the 2014-15 school year. The Cardinals become the 14th member of the conference and join current Big East members Pittsburgh, Syracuse and Notre Dame in the ACC.

To read the official joint statement from the ACC and the University of Louisville, click here.

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