2012-2013 Season

Michigan to host North Carolina State in Big Ten-ACC Challenge

ESPN-Big-Ten-ACC-Challenge_display_image[1]Michigan will host North Carolina State in the 2012 Big Ten-ACC challenge.

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. 

Date Game
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
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