Illinois will play at Maryland on Nov. 28 at 6:30 p.m. CT on ESPN2 in the 2007 edition of the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.
April 17, 2007
Champaign, Ill. - Matchups for the ninth annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge have been determined with the event featuring top college basketball programs playing for conference supremacy and the Commissioner's Cup on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU. In a rematch of last year, Illinois will face Maryland in the 2007 Challenge. The game will be played at Maryland on Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 6:30 p.m. CT and will be televised nationally on ESPN2.
For the third consecutive year, the event will feature 11 games (an increase from nine in the six previous years) from 11 different college campuses and include two telecasts on ESPNU, the 24-hour college sports network. ESPN and ESPN2 will combine to televise the remaining nine games. This year's event will be played on the Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday after Thanksgiving (November 26-28).
2007 Big Ten/ACC Challenge Schedule (ALL TIMES CT) Monday, Nov. 26 6 p.m. ESPN2 Wake Forest at Iowa
Tuesday, Nov. 27 6 p.m. ESPN Georgia Tech at Indiana 6:30 p.m. ESPN2 Minnesota at Florida State 7 p.m. ESPNU Northwestern at Virginia 8 p.m. ESPN Wisconsin at Duke 8:30 p.m. ESPN2 Purdue at Clemson
Wednesday, Nov. 28 6 p.m. ESPN N.C. State at Michigan State 6:30 p.m. ESPN2 Illinois at Maryland 7 p.m. ESPNU Boston College at Michigan 8 p.m. ESPN North Carolina at Ohio State 8:30 p.m. ESPN2 Virginia Tech at Penn State