Sept. 6, 1999
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Three ACC schools are ranked in the top 10 in a major survey by The Sporting News, in which the 112 U.S. colleges that participate in NCAA Division I in both football and men's basketball are graded according to various standards ranging from on-field to academic performance.
North Carolina is ranked No. 2, Duke is No. 6 and Virginia is No. 8.
The rankings are a cover story in the September 13 issue of The Sporting News which is scheduled to reach newsstands on September 8.
The Top 10 schools in the ranking are Penn State, North Carolina, Notre Dame, Stanford, Florida, Duke, Purdue, Virginia, Nebraska and Michigan State. The schools ranked 11-20 are Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan, Kentucky, Syracuse, UCLA, Northwestern, Illinois, Ohio State and Washington.