Fifteen schools are members of the Atlantic Coast Conference in men's and women's basketball. North Carolina has four member schools, Virginia and Florida have two schools and seven states have one school.Continue Reading
North Carolina schools include the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State, Duke and Wake Forest Universities. Virginia hosts the University of Virginia and Virginia Tech University. The University of Miami and Florida State University come from Florida.
Other southern ACC members include Clemson University in South Carolina, the University of Louisville in Kentucky and Georgia Tech University in Georgia. Northern ACC members include Boston College in Massachusetts, Syracuse University in New York, the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania and the University of Notre Dame in Indiana.
The league season is 18 games for men's basketball and 16 games for women's basketball. All schools compete in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. The men's and women's tournament winners each receive an automatic position in the NCAA Division 1 tournaments. Notre Dame won both the ACC men's and women's tournaments in 2015.
North Carolina and Duke each has won five men's national championships, North Carolina State won twice and Maryland had one national champion. Maryland left the ACC to join the Big Ten Conference in 2014. Women's programs that won the NCAA championship are North Carolina, in 1994, and Maryland in 2006.Learn more about Basketball