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ACC/Big Ten Challenge

  1. Josh Gasser the difference-maker in No. 8 Wisconsin’s win at Virginia

    Dec 4, 2013, 9:24 PM EDT

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    In a game in which both No. 8 Wisconsin and Virginia struggled to make shots, redshirt junior guard Josh Gasser who was the most accurate shooter and made the plays that helped the Badgers pick up the 48-38 win in Charlottesville. Gasser (team-high 11 points) attempted just two shots from the field but he made…

  2. Iowa defeats Notre Dame 98-93 in offensive shootout

    Dec 3, 2013, 11:43 PM EDT

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    The Big Ten got its first win in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge from Iowa’s offensive firepower. The Hawkeyes, playing in front of a raucous crowd, held off a Notre Dame second half comeback, countering the rally and holding off the Fighting Irish in a 98-93 win on Tuesday night. The Irish posted 43 points in…

  3. Turnovers, defense spark big second half in Syracuse’s 69-52 win over Indiana

    Dec 3, 2013, 9:51 PM EDT

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    The second half of Tuesday night looked a lot like last March’s Sweet Sixteen game when the Syracuse zone defense caused problems for the Indiana offense. The Hoosiers tied the game early in the second half before falling into a 13-minute drought. During which the Orange broke open the game, claiming the first game in their…

  4. POSTERIZED: Indiana’s Troy Williams dunks on Syracuse on a putback dunk (VIDEO)

    Dec 3, 2013, 8:13 PM EDT

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    Troy Williams had four points in the first half of Indiana’s ACC-Big Ten Challenge contest against No. 4 Syracuse. The first two points were off an uncontested breakaway dunk after he intercepted a Tyler Ennis pass. This was his second bucket of the evening, and as you can see there were a few bodies in…

  5. Gary Harris: ‘I’m definitely going to play against North Carolina’

    Dec 3, 2013, 7:15 PM EDT

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    Michigan State sophomore guard Gary Harris injured his ankle in late August, though, that force him to miss any regular season games. That was until Friday during the top-ranked Spartans’ 98-65 win over Mount St. Mary’s Tom Izzo sidelined his reigning Big Ten freshmen of the year for the entire weekend, not just the 33-point…

  6. Rick Pitino wants Louisville to play son Richard, Minnesota in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge

    Sep 8, 2013, 9:13 AM EDT

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    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Louisville athletics is in conference realignment limbo, spending this season in the brand-new American Athletic Conference, waiting to join the ACC as its newest member next July. The year-long wait to join the ACC hasn’t stopped Rick Pitino, who is being enshrined this weekend at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame,…

  7. Day 2 Preview and Schedule: ACC/Big Ten Challenge wraps up Wednesday

    Nov 28, 2012, 12:10 PM EDT

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    The ACC/Big Ten Challenge started Tuesday, with No. 1 Indiana looking impressive in a blowout win over No. 14 North Carolina. No. 3 Michigan also looked like a legitimate contender in its win over No. 18 NC State. Now we move into Day 2. Another six games are on the docket and below is a…

  8. Preview: Schedule and times released for 2012 ACC/Big Ten Challenge

    Aug 7, 2012, 3:32 PM EDT

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    The schedules and times for the 2012 ACC/Big Ten Challenge  have been released. Below, NBCSports.com takes a look at the best games from each day, along with the full schedule. Tuesday, Nov. 27 Game of the Day: NC State vs. Michigan Don’t get me wrong, Indiana vs. UNC should be great, too, but NC State-Michigan…

  9. ACC/Big Ten Challenge matchups and schedule announced

    May 14, 2012, 2:49 PM EDT

    Big Ten Basketball Tournament - Iowa v Michigan St.

    The matchups for the 14th annual ACC/Big Ten Challenge have been announced. The Challenge will take place Nov. 27-28 and feature nine teams ranked in the preseason Top 25. The Big Ten won last year’s event for the third consecutive season, though the ACC won the event for the first 10 seasons it was held.…

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