|Mike Krzyzewski's Duke Blue Devils will be guaranteed two games a year against North Carolina and Wake Forest. (US Presswire)|
The ACC announced changes to its scheduling policy on Wednesday that will affect basketball.
The conference will continue to play 18 conference games a year. Each team will play every other league opponent at least once, and will have two partners.
Partners will play each other twice a year, once on each team's home court. The partners for each team are:
- Boston College -- Notre Dame and Syracuse
- Clemson -- Florida State and Georgia Tech
- Duke -- North Carolina and Wake Forest
- Florida State -- Clemson and Miami
- Georgia Tech -- Clemson and Notre Dame
- Maryland -- Pitt and Virginia
- Miami -- Florida State and Virginia Tech
- North Carolina -- Duke and NC State
- NC State -- North Carolina and Wake Forest
- Notre Dame -- Boston College and Georgia Tech
- Pitt -- Maryland and Syracuse
- Syracuse -- Boston College and Pitt
- Virginia -- Maryland and Virginia Tech
- Virginia Tech -- Miami and Virginia
- Wake Forest -- Duke and NC State
Teams will play two other opponents in home and away games each year, with the opponents changing on a rotating basis. The remaining 10 conference games will be split evenly between home and away games against the other 10 conference opponents.
All conference teams will participate in the ACC Tournament. The top four seeds will receive byes into the quarterfinal round on Friday. The tournament will begin with three games on Wednesday, and four on Thursday.
The annual ACC/B1G Challenge will continue, with the 12 ACC teams with the highest RPI from the previous season participating.
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