Syracuse Hopes Move to ACC Will Expand Its National Reach

Ever since Nancy Cantor came to Syracuse University in 2004, a move to the Atlantic Coast Conference has been a topic of discussion on the campus. Syracuse had already seen some of its chief private-university rivals­—Boston College and the University of Miami—flee the Big East for the ACC, a move Syracuse itself was eager to make.

Last month it was Syracuse's turn to announce that its seven men's and 11 women's Division I sports teams were leaving the Big East for the