Times and networks for the 2019 Big Ten/ACC Challenge have been determined. The Big Ten/ACC Challenge, will take place over three days beginning Monday, Dec. 2, with four games on ESPN, six on ESPN2 and four games on ESPNU.
2019 Big Ten/ACC Challenge
Date Time Matchup Network
Mon, Dec. 2 7 p.m. ET Miami at Illinois ESPN2
9 p.m. ET Clemson at Minnesota ESPN2
Tue, Dec. 3 7 p.m. ET Northwestern at Boston College ESPNU
7 or 7:30 p.m. ET Iowa at Syracuse ESPN/ESPN2
7 or 7:30 p.m. ET Michigan at Louisville ESPN/ESPN2
9 p.m. ET Rutgers at Pitt ESPNU
9 p.m. ET Florida State at Indiana ESPN2
9:30 p.m. ET Duke at Michigan State ESPN
Wed, Dec. 4 7:15 p.m. ET Nebraska at Georgia Tech ESPNU
7:15 or 7:30 p.m. ET Notre Dame at Maryland ESPN/ESPN2
7:15 or 7:30 p.m. ET Virginia at Purdue ESPN/ESPN2
9:15 p.m. ET Wisconsin at NC State ESPN2
9:15 p.m. ET Wake Forest at Penn State ESPNU
9:30 p.m. ET Ohio State at North Carolina ESPN
Two of the matchups are rematches from the 2019 NCAA Tournament Elite Eight with Michigan State hosting Duke on Dec. 3 and defending national champion Virginia travelling to Purdue on Dec. 4. The Blue Devils and Spartans have met four prior times in the Challenge, most recently in 2016 while the Cavaliers and Boilermakers last met in the Challenge in 2006.
Fourteen teams competed in the 2019 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship: Final Four teams Michigan State and Virginia, Elite Eight team’s Duke and Purdue, Sweet 16 teams Florida State, Michigan and North Carolina, as well as early-round teams Iowa, Louisville, Maryland, Minnesota, Ohio State, Syracuse and Wisconsin.
This year’s Challenge features eight games that will be first-time meetings in the event: Boston College-Northwestern, Florida State-Indiana, Georgia Tech-Nebraska, Iowa-Syracuse, Louisville-Michigan, Maryland-Notre Dame, Penn State-Wake Forest and Pitt-Rutgers.
Several other games are rematches from prior Challenges: North Carolina-Ohio State (2007), Miami-Illinois (2014), Clemson-Minnesota (2015) and Wisconsin-NC State (2018).