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    Indiana to Host North Carolina in ACC/Big Ten Men's Basketball Challenge

    Go Hoosiers! IU and UNC are tied at 1-1 all-time in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
    Go Hoosiers!
    IU and UNC are tied at 1-1 all-time in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
    Go Hoosiers!

    May 14, 2012

    CHICAGO - The Indiana men's basketball team will play host to North Carolina in the 14th annual ACC/Big Ten Challenge presented by DICK's Sporting Goods on Tuesday, Nov. 27 in Assembly Hall, announced by the Big Ten Conference and ACC on Monday, May 14.

    The Hoosiers lead the all-time series vs. the Tar Heels, 7-5, including a 63-50 win over North Carolina in the 1981 National Championship game in Philadelphia. Indiana and UNC are currently tied at 1-1 in the Challenge (Nov. 28, 2001 - IU 79, at UNC 66; Dec. 1, 2004 - UNC 70, at IU 63).

    The 2012 Challenge involves nine teams ranked in an ESPN.com early preseason top 25, including five of the top nine: No. 1 Indiana, No. 5 Michigan, No. 6 NC State, No. 8 Ohio State and No. 9 Michigan State.

    Game times and ESPN platforms (ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU) will be determined and announced at a later date.

    2012 ACC/Big Ten Challenge Schedule
    Tuesday, Nov. 27
    North Carolina at Indiana
    Minnesota at Florida State
    NC State at Michigan
    Maryland at Northwestern
    Iowa at Virginia Tech
    Nebraska at Wake Forest

    Wednesday, Nov. 28
    Purdue at Clemson
    Ohio State at Duke
    Georgia Tech at Illinois
    Michigan State at Miami
    Boston College at Penn State
    Virginia at Wisconsin

     

     


       

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