Michigan-UNC, Duke-Indiana headline Big Ten/ACC matchups

Minnesota to Host Miami in Big Ten  ACC Challenge

IN and Purdue will both host members of college basketball's elite IN the 2017 ACC-Big Ten Challenge matchups that were released Thursday by ESPN. Dates and times were not announced. This will be Notre Dame's first-ever trip to the Breslin Center. So both of those blue blood programs can be crossed off the list as possible opponents in this year's Big Ten-ACC Challenge.

The ACC won the last conference vs. conference challenge a year ago, but the Big Ten either won or tied the previous seven.

Goodman also tweeted out that Duke will be playing at Indiana, Michigan will be playing at North Carolina, and Notre Dame will be playing at Michigan State.

This will mark Iowa's 17th appearance in the 19-year history of the Challenge and first time that the Hawkeyes will play back-to-back road games.

In addition to the Badgers and Cavaliers matchup, the rest of the November classic was announced as well, with major matchups like Purdue-Lousiville and Michigan State-Notre Dame. The Terrapins lost to Xavier in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

This year's slate is balanced with quality matchups.

Ranked 15th nationally in the final Associated Press and USA Today polls last season, Purdue achieved a 27-8 record, won its 23rd Big Ten regular-season championship and reached the NCAA Tournament where it fell to Kansas in the Midwest Region semifinal.

The two teams last squared off in 2013 when the Badgers picked up a 48-38 road win against the Cavaliers. Previously, he was the head coach at Miami, and was 6-2 against Rutgers when the two schools played each other annually in the Big East.

MI becomes the latest team added to UNC's non-conference schedule which begins with Northern Iowa on Friday, November 10.

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