Indiana to Host North Carolina in ACC/Big Ten Men's Basketball Challenge
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
Wednesday, Nov. 28
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