IU will face Duke in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Indiana will square off with the defending national champion Duke Blue Devils in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, it was announced on Wednesday.

Indiana will travel to face defending national champion Duke in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015 it was announced Wednesday.

Both IU and Duke are in the top 15 in the ESPN.com early preseason poll. Duke is ranked No. 7 and IU is listed at No. 14.

This will be the first meeting between Indiana and Duke since the two schools squared off in the 2006-07 season in Durham. Duke won that game, 54-51.

The teams also met in Bloomington in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge the year before with the Blue Devils winning 75-67.

Duke leads the all-time series between the schools 4-3. IU’s last win against Duke was in the 2002 Sweet Sixteen when the Hoosiers won 74-73 in Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky. IU finished as the runner up in the nation that year behind Maryland.


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