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ACC/Big Ten Challenge matchups announced

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The matchups for the 15th ACC/Big Ten Challenge were announced Tuesday afternoon.

The marquee matchup belongs to national runner up Michigan visiting Duke on December 3. Duke is 21-8 all-time against Michigan.

North Carolina visits East Lansing to take on Tom Izzo and Michigan State on December 4. North Carolina holds an 11-3 overall record against Michigan State. The Tar Heels won games in 2008 and 2009. Michigan State won in 1999 and 2000.

N.C. State is paired with Northwestern. The Wildcats, along with new head coach Chris Collins, come to Raleigh on December 4. Collins is no stranger to the Wolfpack after serving under Mike Krzyzewski at Duke since 2000.  Northwestern and NC State will meet in the challenge for third time. Northwestern won in 2009 and NC State in 2002.

ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU will combine to televise all 12 games.

The ACC now holds a 10-3-1 advantage over the Big Ten in the challenge.

Tuesday, December 3

        Indiana at Syracuse
        Michigan at Duke
        Notre Dame at Iowa
        Florida State at Minnesota
        Penn State at Pittsburgh
        Illinois at Georgia Tech

Wednesday, December 4

        North Carolina at Michigan State
        Maryland at Ohio State
        Miami at Nebraska
        Wisconsin at Virginia
        Boston College at Purdue
        Northwestern at NC State
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