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    Wildcats Clash With Boston College In Sixth-Annual ACC/Big Ten Challenge

    NUSPORTSDOTCOM Karly Roser recorded a double-double in the Wildcats' victory over NC State in last year's ACC/Big Ten Challenge
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    Karly Roser recorded a double-double in the Wildcats' victory over NC State in last year's ACC/Big Ten Challenge
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    May 22, 2012

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    PARK RIDGE, Ill.-- Northwestern travels to Chestnut Hill for the sixth-annual ACC/Big Ten Women's Basketball Challenge, the conference office announced today (May 22). The event will take place over two days, Nov. 28-29, with the Wildcats battling Boston College on the first day. Additionally, the two conferences also announced an extension on the ACC-Big Ten Challenge until 2016.

    The series between the two teams is notched at 2-2, with the last meeting favoring the Wildcats in the 2007 Mildred and Roger L. White Invitational in Evanston. NU earned its first victory in the event with a 76-59 triumph over NC State at home last season.

    The ACC and Big Ten conference offices determine the schedule each season. In addition, the official title of the Challenge will rotate each year. The 2012 event will be referred to as the ACC/Big Ten Women's Basketball Challenge and will continue to mirror the official title of the two conferences' Challenge agreement for men's basketball. Game times, as well as television and broadband coverage, will be announced at a later date. The complete 2012 ACC/Big Ten Challenge schedule can be found below.

    2012 Challenge Schedule
    Wednesday, November 28

    Ohio State at North Carolina
    Iowa at Florida State
    Wisconsin at Virginia Tech
    Duke at Michigan
    Maryland at Nebraska
    Georgia Tech at Purdue
    Clemson at Indiana
    Northwestern at Boston College

    Thursday, November 29
    Penn State at Miami
    Michigan State at NC State
    Virginia at Minnesota
    Wake Forest at Illinois

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