Atlantic Coast Conference

Wake Forest and the ACC provide the most extensive media coverage in college basketball.

Jan. 21, 2018 – ACC matchup – Wake Forest vs. Virginia at LJVM Coliseum in Winston Salem, NC.

The ACC’s geographic footprint is the most viable market in the country when you consider:

  • Largest total population: The ACC footprint has more than 107 million residents with the next closest at 92 million. This is important when you consider television viewers, ticket buyers, future students, recruits, etc.
  • Future growth: In the last 10 years, five states within the ACC footprint have seen double-digit growth for 15-34 age demographic and by 2030 (according to the U.S. census) more than half the population will reside within the ACC footprint.
  • The ACC has more top 30 markets than all other conferences. The ACC has 13 of the top 30 markets and the next highest has 10 in the top 30.
  • In terms of national exposure, 285 million people view ACC football and basketball on ABC/ESPN platforms.

ACC Network – Frequently Asked Questions