The report by David Glenn of the ACC Sports Journal came late Tuesday night and indicates that Louisville is the most likely school to receive an invitation at this time. Per league rules, the Cardinals will only be given an invite if at least 75 percent of the board votes to approve.
Other schools that have reportedly been lobbying for an invite include, but not limited to, Cincinnati, Connecticut, Navy, and South Florida. The second school that seems to have been given the most attention is Uconn.
On Tuesday, the ACC filed a lawsuit against the University of Maryland in an attempt to collect the full payment of the $53 million dollar exit fee for the school's recent move to the Big Ten.
There was much speculation that Maryland would try to wiggle its way out of paying the full exit fee, leaving the ACC little option. Here's what commissioner John Swofford said in a statement.
"We continue to extend our best wishes to the University of Maryland; however there is the expectation that Maryland will fulfill its exit fee obligation.
Currently at $53 million, the league's exit fee is nearly three times that of its annual operating budget. Stay tuned.