The Wolverines will play the Wolfpack at Crisler Center on Tuesday, November 27th. Times and television information are expected to be released at a later date.
North Carolina State returns four starters from last year’s Sweet 16 squad which went 24-13 (9-7 ACC) on the season. ESPN.com has North Carolina State at No. 6 in their early top 25 while CBSSports.com has the Wolfpack at No. 18. Michigan is ranked fifth by both ESPN and CBS Sports.
Mark Gottfried also brings in a top 10 recruiting class featuring three McDonald’s All-Americans, Rodney Purvis, TJ Warren and Tyler Lewis. Returnees CJ Leslie, Richard Howell and Lorenzo Brown are all projected as potential 2013 NBA Draft picks.
After losing the first 10 challenges, the Big Ten has won the challenge in each of the past three seasons including a decisive 8-4 victory in 2011. Michigan is 1-4 in the Big Ten-ACC Challenge under John Beilein and 4-7 overall.
All confirmed and rumored future scheduling dates can be found at this page. Michigan is scheduled to participate in the Preseason NIT, which features Pittsburgh, Kansas State and Virginia, and will also face West Virginia at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn, NY.
Find the Big Ten-ACC Challenge match-ups for the entire conference after the jump.
|Tue, Nov 27||No. 13 North Carolina at No. 1 Indiana|
|No. 6 NC State at No. 5 Michigan|
|No. 25 Minnesota at Florida State|
|Maryland at Northwestern|
|Iowa at Virginia Tech|
|Nebraska at Wake Forest|
|Wed, Nov 28||No. 8 Ohio State at No. 15 Duke|
|Virginia at No. 22 Wisconsin|
|No. 9 Michigan State at Miami|
|Purdue at Clemson|
|Georgia Tech at Illinois|
|Boston College at Penn State|