The ACC's reputation of being a classy conference takes a hit if this crazy idea becomes a reality. North Carolina is close to finalizing a deal to play a basketball game against Michigan State -- on an aircraft carrier.
The game would be played next Veteran's Day -- an obvious promotion to hype Navy recruiting -- on an aircraft carrier, presumably docked, in San Diego. UNC vs. Sparty may be the feature game of a doubleheader that includes an opener with two service academies.
If the TV ratings are good, get ready for the ACC to push FSU to play East Carolina (hey, they're Pirates, right?) aboard the USS John Kennedy at Mayport Naval Station in Jacksonville.