Indiana will visit Syracuse for the Big Ten / ACC Challenge

Bloomington, Indiana –For the third time in four years, the Indiana University men’s basketball team will begin the road in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge when they travel to Syracuse on Tuesday, November 30. This will be the 23rd year of the Challenge and will be the second meeting between the two teams who have played in the 1987 NCAA Championship that Indiana won in the series. Syracuse beat the Hoosiers, 69-52, at home in 2013. Since that match for the national title, Orange have won their last five encounters.

IU will start Mike Woodson This season’s era and return of three starters including All-American sophomore Trayce Jackson Davis. He was the only major player in college averaging 19 points and nine rebounds before a season. little guard Rob Venetian And the juniors forward Thomson race They’re back for starters who are back, too.

Syracuse was 18-10 last season and secured a spot in the NCAA Championships for the third consecutive year that the competition was held. The 11th-ranked Orange beat San Diego State and West Virginia and advanced to the Sweet 16 before losing to Houston-bound Final Four. Hall of Fame coach Jim Boeheim finished second in all-time Division I coaching wins. It also ranks second on the list of active game coaches, trailing Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski in both categories.

IU is 8-12 all-time in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge after falling 69-67 in overtime at #20 Florida State. IU has played a nationally ranked enemy in this event for six consecutive seasons and eight of the last nine campaigns. The Hoosiers will be looking for their first road win in the series they won in NC State, 86-75 in 2011.

ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPNU will be combined to broadcast all 14 games of the event on TV, and all games will also be available to stream via the ESPN app. Start times and network assignments will be announced at a later time. The Big Ten has captured the Commissioner’s Cup in each of the past two seasons.

IU / SYRACUSE series

(Syracuse advances 5-1)

3/30/87 W 74-73 New Orleans (NCAA Championship)
11/23/88 L 78-102 New York
11/25/90 L 74-77 Lahaina, Maui
11/25/98 L 63-76 Lahaina, Maui
3/28/13 L 50-61 Washington, DC
12/3/13 L 52-69 Syracuse, New York

2021 Big Ten / ACC Challenge
Indiana in Syracuse

Florida in Purdue
Duke in Ohio
Louisville in Michigan
Michigan in North Carolina
Nebraska in North Carolina
Wisconsin at Georgia Tech
Iowa in Virginia
Notre Dame in Illinois
Clemson at Rutgers
Northwest in Wake Forest
Minnesota at home
Virginia Tech in Maryland
Miami in Pennsylvania

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