Challenge Schedule Set

Illinois and Georgia Tech will once again square off in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.

Illinois will play Georgia Tech in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge for the second consecutive season, announced via press release Wednesday.

This year the game, played on Tuesday, Dec. 3, will take place in Atlanta. The game will mark the ninth meeting overall between the two schools, with the Fighting Illini winning 75-62 last season in Champaign. Illinois boasts a 7-1 advantage against the Yellow Jackets all-time and has a Big Ten-best seven wins in the Challenge, including four straight victories.

2013 Big Ten/ACC Challenge Schedule (times and television TBD):
Tuesday, Dec. 3

Illinois @ Georgia Tech
Indiana @ Syracuse
Michigan @ Duke
Notre Dame @ Iowa
Florida State @ Minnesota
Penn State @ Pitt

Wednesday, Dec. 4
North Carolina @ Michigan State
Maryland @ Ohio State
Miami @ Nebraska
Wisconsin @ Virginia
Boston College @ Purdue
Northwestern @ North Carolina State

Illinois' Challenge History:
Nov. 28, 2012 - No. 22 Illinois 75, Georgia Tech 62 (Champaign, Ill.)
Nov. 29, 2011 - Illinois 71, Maryland 62 (College Park, Md.)
Nov. 20, 2010 - No. 20 Illinois 79, North Carolina 67 (Champaign, Ill.)
Dec. 02, 2009 - Illinois 76, No. 18 Clemson 74 (Clemson, S.C.)
Dec. 02, 2008 - Clemson 76, Illinois 74 (Champaign, Ill.)
Nov. 28, 2007 - Maryland 69, Illinois 61 (College Park, Md.)
Nov. 28, 2006 - No. 23 Maryland 72, Illinois 66 (Champaign, Ill.)
Nov. 29, 2005 - No. 12 Illinois 68, North Carolina 64 (Chapel Hill, N.C.)
Dec. 01, 2004 - No. 5 Illinois 91, No. 1 Wake Forest 73 (Champaign, Ill.)
Dec. 02, 2003 - No. 10 North Carolina 88, No. 11 Illinois 81 (Greensboro, N.C.)
Dec. 03, 2002 - No. 25 Illinois 92, No. 12 North Carolina 65 (Champaign, Ill.)
Nov. 27, 2001 - No. 5 Maryland 76, No. 9 Illinois 63 (Greensboro, N.C.)
Nov. 28, 2000 - No. 1 Duke 78, No. 9 Illinois 77 (Greensboro, N.C.)
Nov. 30, 1999 - No. 17 Duke 72, No. 16 Illinois 69 (Chicago)


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