Matchups Set for 10th Annual ACC/Big Ten Challenge
April 17, 2008
Champaign, Ill. - Matchups for the 10th Annual ACC/Big Ten Challenge have been determined. Illinois will host Clemson on Tuesday, Dec. 2 at the Assembly Hall, taking on the Tigers for the first time in the history of the Challenge.
For the fourth consecutive year, the event will feature 11 games. ESPN and ESPN2 will combine to televise nine games with the remaining two telecasts on ESPNU. The event will be played on the Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday after Thanksgiving (December 1-3).
2008 ACC/Big Ten Challenge schedule (times and networks TBD):
Tuesday, Dec. 2
Wednesday, Dec. 3
Illinois' All-Time Results in ACC/Big Ten Challenge: 1999 Duke (Chicago) L 72-69 2000 Duke (Greensboro, N.C.) L 78-77 2001 Maryland (College Park, Md.) L 76-63 2002 North Carolina (Assembly Hall) W 92-65 2003 North Carolina (Greensboro, N.C.) L 88-81 2004 Wake Forest (Assembly Hall) W 91-73 2005 North Carolina (Chapel Hill, N.C.) W 68-64 2006 Maryland (Assembly Hall) L 72-66 2007 Maryland (College Park, Md.) L 69-61