NCAA Basketball

UNC-Indiana heads ACC/Big Ten Challenge

(AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

National runner-up North Carolina, a strong contender for the No. 1 spot in the preseason polls with four starters returning, will play at Indiana in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Nov. 30.

The two conferences announced Friday the 14 matchups for the 24th edition of the three-day event, which the ACC leads 12-8 with three ties. The Big Ten won 8-6 last season for its third straight win. The ACC has a 144-121 advantage in all games since the genesis in 1999.

The other headliner matchup for Nov. 30 has Ohio State at Duke, which carries the nation's No. 1 recruiting class in new coach Jon Scheyer's first year.

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AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Gonzaga28-4
2 Arizona33-4
3 Kansas34-6
4 Baylor27-7
5 Tennessee27-8
6 Villanova30-8
7 Kentucky26-8
8 Auburn28-6
9 Duke32-7
10 Purdue29-8
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Rank School Rec
1 Kansas34-6
2 Arizona33-4
3 Tennessee27-8
4 Villanova30-8
5 Gonzaga28-4
6 Saint Mary's26-8
7 Auburn28-6
8 Houston32-6
9 Kentucky26-8
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