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With the ACC expanding westward in 2024, adding California, Stanford and SMU, the conference released its new, 17-team scheduling format for the next seven seasons Monday night.The conference alleviated some schools’ fear of excessive travel by mandating that the current 14 schools will play a total of only three times each in California through 203o.Pitt will have two annually protected opponents — longtime eastern rivals Boston College and Syracuse — and each of the ACC’s 17 teams will play each other at least twice over the next seven seasons, once at home and once on the road.No team will travel west in consecutive seasons.Each of the ACC’s 17 teams will play each other at least twice over the next seven seasons, once at home and once on the road.Pitt’s first game on the west coast will be during the 2025 season at Stanford.At the end of the season after each team plays eight conference games (four home, four away), the two top teams by ACC winning percentage will meet in the annual ACC championship game.Here are Pitt’s conference opponents for the 2024-2030 seasons:2024Home: California, Clemson, Syracuse, VirginiaAway: Boston College, Louisville, North Carolina, SMU2025Home: Boston College, Louisville, Miami, NC StateAway: Florida State, Georgia Tech, Stanford, Syracuse2026Home: Florida State, Georgia Tech, North Carolina, SyracuseAway: Boston College, Louisville, Miami, Virginia Tech2027Home: Boston College, Cal, Duke, SMUAway: Florida State, N.C.State, Syracuse, Virginia2028Home: Miami, Syracuse, Virginia Tech, Wake ForestAway: Boston College, California, Clemson, Georgia Tech2029Home: Boston College, Clemson, Louisville, StanfordAway: Duke, N.C.State, Syracuse, Virginia Tech2030Home: N.C.State, SMU, Syracuse, Virginia TechAway: Boston College, Louisville, Stanford, Wake ForestJerry DiPaola is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Jerry by email [email protected] or via Twitter .

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