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    Tip Times, TV Designations Set for Big Ten/ACC Challenge

    NUSPORTSDOTCOM Northwestern is making its third trip to NC State in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.
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    Northwestern is making its third trip to NC State in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.
    NUSPORTSDOTCOM

    Aug 15, 2013

    EVANSTON, Ill. - Tip times and television designations have been announced for the 2013 Big Ten/ACC Challenge presented by Dick's Sporting Goods. Northwestern and NC State will tip at 6:30 p.m. Central time Dec. 4 in Raleigh with the contest being televised by ESPNU.

    The contest will be the third meeting between the schools in the Challenge, all in Raleigh. NC State posted a 74-49 victory Dec. 4, 2002 before the Wildcats earned a 65-53 victory Dec. 1, 2009.

    NU is 6-8 overall in its first 14 Challenge matchups, including victories four of the last five years.

    ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU will combine to televise all 12 games of the two-day event matching top college basketball programs playing for conference supremacy and the Commissioners Cup. All 12 games will also be available via WatchESPN.

    2013 Big Ten/ACC Challenge Schedule
    Tuesday, Dec. 3

    Indiana at Syracuse, 6:15 p.m. (ESPN)
    Illinois at Georgia Tech, 6:15 p.m. (ESPN2)
    Penn State at Pittsburgh, 6:30 p.m. (ESPNU)
    Michigan at Duke, 8:15 p.m. (ESPN)
    Notre Dame at Iowa, 8:15 p.m. (ESPN2)
    Florida State at Minnesota, 8:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

    Wednesday, Dec. 4
    Maryland at Ohio State, 6 p.m. (ESPN/ESPN2)
    Wisconsin at Virginia, 6 p.m. (ESPN/ESPN2)
    Northwestern at North Carolina State, 6:30 p.m. (ESPNU)
    North Carolina at Michigan State, 8 p.m. (ESPN)
    Boston College at Purdue, 8 p.m. (ESPN2)
    Miami (Fla.) at Nebraska, 8:30 p.m. (ESPNU)

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