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2021 ACC/Big Ten Challenge: Schedule, scores, TV info

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The ACC/Big Ten Challenge schedule is here for the 2021-22 season when two of the premier college basketball conferences go head-to-head. Games start Monday, Nov. 29.

Last season, the Big Ten won 7-5, as Minnesota, Iowa, Ohio State, Penn State, Illinois, Rutgers and Wisconsin won their games. The Big Ten jumped out to a 6-1 lead but the ACC cut it to 6-5 before No. 12 Wisconsin topped No. 23 Louisville, 85-48.

2021 ACC/Big Ten Challenge: Schedule, scores, TV info

Games are scheduled Monday, Nov. 29 through Wednesday, Dec. 1. All games will be on ESPN networks and on the ESPN app.

Monday, Nov.  29

Iowa 75, Virginia 74 
Notre Dame at Illinois | 9 p.m. | ESPN2

Tuesday, Nov. 30

Minnesota at Pitt | 7 p.m. | ESPNU
Indiana at Syracuse | 7 p.m. | ESPN2
Clemson at Rutgers | 9 p.m. | ESPN2
Florida State at Purdue | 7:30 p.m. | ESPN
Northwestern at Wake Forest | 9 p.m. | ESPNU
Duke at Ohio State | 9:30 p.m. | ESPN

Wednesday, Dec. 1

Louisville at Michigan State | 7:15 p.m. | ESPN
Nebraska at NC State | 7:15 p.m. | ESPNU
Virginia Tech at Maryland | 7:15 p.m. | ESPN2
Miami at Penn State | 9:15 p.m. | ESPNU
Michigan at North Carolina | 9:15 p.m. | ESPN
Wisconsin at Georgia Tech | 9:15 p.m. | ESPN2

Per the ACC, there are five first-time matchups in the event: Iowa vs. Virginia, Minnesota vs. Pitt, Miami vs. Penn State, Nebraska vs. NC State and Maryland vs. Virginia Tech.

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Though the Big Ten won the challenge in both 2020 and 2019, the ACC holds a 12-7-3 edge going back to 1999. The ACC also leads 138-113 in all ACC/Big Ten Challenge games.

Here's what happened in 2020:

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020 results:

Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020 results:

Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020 result:

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