ACC/Big Ten, SEC/Big 12 Challenges have broadcast dates, times, networks announced

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ESPN announced the date, time and channel that all of the games featured in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge and the SEC/Big 12 Challenge.

Here are the highlights that you need to know about:

Kentucky squares off with Kansas on Jan. 28th at 6:00 p.m. on Rupp Arena, which is a matchup between two of the preseason top three teams in the country.

Duke’s showdown with Michigan State in Cameron Indoor Stadium will be on Nov. 29th — a Tuesday — in a 9:30 p.m. tip. That will, of course, be on ESPN.

North Carolina’s Sweet 16 rematch with Indiana in Bloomington will be at 9:00 p.m. on the following night, Nov. 30th.

Beyond that, the schedule isn’t all that moving. Syracuse at Wisconsin on Nov. 29th, Purdue at Louisville on the 30th, Texas A&M at West Virginia on Jan. 28th. Those are all nice matchups. But it’s those first three that are going to be must-see TV.

Anyway, here is the full schedule.


Mon, Nov. 28:

  • 7:00 p.m. Minnesota at Florida State, ESPNU
  • 9:00 p.m. Wake Forest at Northwestern, ESPNU

Tues, Nov. 29

  • 7:00 p.m. Pittsburgh at No. 14 Maryland, ESPN2
  • 7:00 p.m. Georgia Tech at Penn State, ESPNU
  • 7:30 p.m. No. 17 Syracuse at No. 9 Wisconsin, ESPN
  • 9:00 p.m. Iowa at Notre Dame, ESPN2
  • 9:00 p.m. NC State at Illinois, ESPNU
  • 9:30 p.m. No. 13 Michigan State at No. 1 Duke, ESPN

Wed, Nov. 30

  • 7:00 p.m. No. 16 Purdue at No. 5 Louisville, ESPN
  • 7:00 p.m. Virginia Tech at Michigan, ESPN2
  • 7:00 p.m. Rutgers at Miami, ESPNU
  • 9:00 p.m. No. 6 North Carolina at No. 8 Indiana, ESPN
  • 9:00 p.m. Ohio State at No. 7 Virginia, ESPN2
  • 9:00 p.m. Nebraska at Clemson, ESPNU


Sat, Jan. 28

  • Noon No. 19 Texas A&M at No. 15 West Virginia, ESPN
  • 2:00 p.m. Florida at No. 18 Oklahoma, ESPN
  • 2:00 p.m. Kansas State at Tennessee, ESPN2
  • 2:00 p.m. LSU at Texas Tech, ESPNU
  • 4:00 p.m. Texas at Georgia, ESPN
  • 4:00 p.m. No. 22 Iowa State at Vanderbilt, ESPN2
  • 4:00 p.m. Arkansas at Oklahoma State, ESPNU
  • 6:00 p.m. No. 4 Kansas at No. 3 Kentucky ESPN
  • 6:00 p.m. Baylor at Ole Miss, ESPN2
  • 6:00 p.m. Auburn at TCU, ESPNU