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Men's Basketball To Play At Michigan in ACC-Big 10 Challenge

Tyrese Rice will lead the Eagles when they play at Michigan on Nov. 28,2007.

Tyrese Rice will lead the Eagles when they play at Michigan on Nov. 28,2007.

April 16, 2007

Boston College will play Michigan in Crisler Arena in Ann Arbor, Mich., on Wednesday, Nov. 28 in the ninth annual ACC/Big Ten Challenge. The game will be televised by ESPNU at 8 p.m. The announcement was made by the two conferences and by ESPN.

The game will mark the Eagles' second appearance in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. BC defeated Michigan State, 65-58, in Conte Forum this past season. Jared Dudley led the Eagles with 30 points and 10 rebounds.

Michigan has a 3-3 all-time mark in six challenge contests.

The game will mark the fourth-ever meeting between BC and Michigan. BC holds a 2-1 lead in the series. In the most recent contest, BC defeated Michigan, 83-74, in Crisler Arena on Dec. 1, 2001.

For the third consecutive year, 11 schools from each conference will participate in pursuit of the Commissioner's Cup. ESPN and ESPN2 will combine to televise nine games, while ESPNU will carry the remaining two games.

2007 Big Ten/ACC Challenge Schedule (All Times ET)

Monday, Nov. 26

7:00 p.m. ESPN2 Wake Forest at Iowa

Tuesday, Nov. 27

7:00 p.m. ESPN Georgia Tech at Indiana

7:30 p.m. ESPN2 Minnesota at Florida State

8:00 p.m. ESPNU Northwestern at Virginia

9:00 p.m. ESPN Wisconsin at Duke

9:30 p.m. ESPN2 Purdue at Clemson

Wednesday, Nov. 28

7:00 p.m. ESPN N.C. State at Michigan State

7:30 p.m. ESPN2 Illinois at Maryland

8:00 p.m. ESPNU Boston College at Michigan

9:00 p.m. ESPN North Carolina at Ohio State

9:30 p.m. ESPN2 Virginia Tech at Penn State

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