Eleventh Annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge Matchups
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):
Tuesday, Dec. 1
Wednesday, Dec. 2
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