Schedule released for Big Ten/ACC Challenge basketball games

jgiglio@newsobserver.comAugust 15, 2013 

  • The Big Ten/ACC Challenge, times and TV info:

    Tuesday, Dec. 3

    Indiana at Syracuse, 7:15 (ESPN)

    Illinois at Georgia Tech, 7:15 (ESPN2)

    Penn State at Pittsburgh, 7:30 (ESPNU)

    Michigan at Duke, 9:15 (ESPN)

    Notre Dame at Iowa, 9:15 (ESPN2)

    Florida State at Minnesota, 9:30 (ESPNU)

    Wednesday, Dec. 4

    Maryland at Ohio State, 7 (ESPN or ESPN2)

    Wisconsin at Virginia, 7 (ESPN or ESPN2)

    Northwestern at N.C. State, 7:30 (ESPNU)

    UNC at Michigan State, 9 (ESPN)

    Boston College at Purdue, 9 (ESPN2)

    Miami at Nebraska, 9:30 (ESPNU)

Duke's Big Ten/ACC Challenge home game against Michigan will be played at 9:15 p.m. on ESPN on Dec. 3. North Carolina's road game at Michigan State the next night will start at 9 p.m. on ESPN. N.C. State's home game against Northwestern on Dec. 4 will tip at 7:30 p.m on ESPNU.

The ACC released the game times for the Challenge on Thursday. All 12 games of the 15th annual Challenge will be televised on one of three ESPN channels.

The ACC and Big Ten split last year’s Challenge with six wins each. All 12 Big Ten teams and 12 of the 15 ACC teams will participate in this year’s Challenge, including new ACC members Notre Dame, Pittsburgh and Syracuse.

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