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Eagles Host Minnesota in 2018 ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Eagles Host Minnesota in 2018 ACC/Big Ten Challenge

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – The opponents for the 2018 ACC/Big Ten Challenge were announced today and Boston College will host Minnesota on Monday, Nov. 26 at Conte Forum.  Game times and television network assignments will be released at a later date.

ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPNU will combine to televise the entire 2018 event, matching top college basketball programs playing for conference supremacy and the Commissioner’s Cup. All games will also be available via the ESPN app.

The ACC took home the Commissioner’s Cup in the last two Challenges, with 11 wins in 2017 and nine wins in 2016. The Big Ten won eight of the 14 matchups in 2014 and 2015, while 2012 and 2013 were both ties. Since its inception, the ACC has won 12 Challenges, while the Big Ten has won five.

This will be Boston College’s 11th appearance in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge and the Eagles hold a 6-4 mark in the event.  Last year, BC dropped a 71-62 decision at Nebraska on Nov. 29, 2017.

This will be the first-ever meeting between the Eagles and Golden Gophers on the hardwood.

2018 ACC/Big Ten Challenge Schedule:
Monday, November 26
• Minnesota at Boston College
• Nebraska at Clemson

Tuesday, November 27
• Indiana at Duke
• Michigan State at Louisville
• NC State at Wisconsin
• Illinois at Notre Dame
• Pitt at Iowa
• Virginia Tech at Penn State

Wednesday, November 28
• Purdue at Florida State
• Georgia Tech at Northwestern
• Rutgers at Miami
• North Carolina at Michigan
• Syracuse at Ohio State
• Virginia at Maryland

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