Men's Basketball
Eleventh Annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge Matchups

 
Mike Davis and the Illini will play at Clemson on Dec. 2 in the 11th annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge.
Mike Davis and the Illini will play at Clemson on Dec. 2 in the 11th annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge.
 

April 22, 2009

Champaign, Ill. - Matchups for the 11th Annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge Presented by Dick's Sporting Goods have been determined. Illinois will play at Clemson on Wednesday, Dec. 2.

For the fifth 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 Challenge will be played on the Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday after Thanksgiving (Nov. 30-Dec. 2).

2009 Big Ten/ACC Challenge schedule (times and networks TBD):
Monday, Nov. 30
Penn State at Virginia

Tuesday, Dec. 1
Maryland at Indiana
Michigan State at North Carolina
Northwestern at North Carolina State
Virginia Tech at Iowa
Wake Forest at Purdue

Wednesday, Dec. 2
Boston College at Michigan
Duke at Wisconsin
Florida State at Ohio State
Illinois at Clemson
Minnesota at Miami

Illinois' All-Time Results in Big Ten/ACC 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
2008  Clemson         (Assembly Hall)       L    76-74
HEADLINES