Men's Basketball

    Hoosiers Travel To NC State For Big Ten/ACC Challenge in 2011

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    Christian Watford vs. Boston College
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    May 17, 2011

    Bloomington, Indiana - The Indiana University men's basketball team will travel to Raleigh, North Carolina to face NC State on November 30 in the 13th Annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge. The Hoosiers hold a 2-0 lead in a series that was played in 1967 and 1968

    "The Big Ten/ACC Challenge is a great event for college basketbqll," said IU Coach Tom Crean. "As usual, we will face a well-coached, top-notch opponent that was on the verge of taking off last year."

    The Big Ten/ACC Challenge Presented by DICK'S Sporting Goods Nov. 29-30 will appear on ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and who will combine to televise all 12 games of the two-day event, one more than in the previous 12 Challenges.

    ·Commissioner's Cup: The Big Ten won the Commissioner's Cup for the second consecutive year, while the ACC won the previous 10 Challenges.

    ·First Challenge Matchups: nine of the telecasts will feature first-time Challenge matchups: No. 11 Wisconsin at No. 1 North Carolina, No. 21 Florida State at Michigan State, No. 23 Michigan at Virginia, Miami at Purdue, Clemson at Iowa, Indiana at North Carolina State, Penn State at Boston College, Virginia Tech at Minnesota and Wake Forest at Nebraska.

    2011 Big Ten/ACC Challenge schedule (times and networks are to be determined):

    Tue, Nov 29
    Miami at Purdue
    Northwestern at Georgia Tech
    Illinois at Maryland
    No. 23 Michigan at Virginia
    Clemson at Iowa
    No. 5 Duke at No. 3 Ohio State

    Wed, Nov 30
    Indiana at North Carolina State
    Penn State on Boston College
    No. 21 Florida State at Michigan State
    Virginia Tech at Minnesota
    Wake Forest at Nebraska
    No. 11 Wisconsin at No. 1 North Carolina




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