Women's Basketball To Host Indiana In ACC-Big Ten Challenge
June 4, 2014
Chestnut Hill, Mass. -
The Boston College women's basketball team will host Indiana on Wednesday, Dec. 3 at Conte Forum in the eighth annual ACC-Big Ten Challenge, announced by the two conferences this afternoon.
This will be the seventh consecutive season Boston College has competed in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge. The Eagles are 2-4 in the series.
The game on Wed., Dec. 3 at Conte Forum will be the first meeting between Boston College and Indiana.
The Hoosiers are coached by Curt Miller, who took over the job at Indiana in March 2012. Prior to Indiana, Miller was at Bowling Green for 11 seasons. In the 2013-14 season Indiana placed tied for eighth in the Big Ten with a 5-11 conference record and finished 21-13 overall. The Hoosiers lost in the first round of the conference tournament to Michigan and advanced to the quarterfinals of the WNIT Tournament.
Last season, Boston College lost at Wisconsin, 74-59, in the challenge. The Eagles were led by senior Katie Zenevitch with 17 points and 10 rebounds. The two teams also met in the 2010 challenge, and BC lost to the Badgers, 58-50. In the 2012-13 season, BC lost to Northwestern, 67-63, at Conte Forum.
The Eagles biggest win in the Big Ten-ACC Challenge came in 2010 when BC defeated Penn State, 113-104, in overtime on Dec. 2. The score set the single game program record for most combined points scored in a game (217).
The Eagles other win in the challenge came in the 2009 season. BC defeated Iowa, 72-67, at Conte Forum. In the 2008 season, the Eagles lost to Minnesota, 80-60, on Dec. 3, at the Williams Arena in Minneapolis.
2014 ACC-Big Ten Challenge Schedule
Wednesday, Dec. 3
Maryland at Notre Dame
Indiana at Boston College
Minnesota at NC State
Florida State at Purdue
Duke at Nebraska
Wake Forest at Michigan
Virginia at Illinois
Pittsburgh at Ohio State
Thursday, Dec. 4
Iowa at Louisville
Penn State at Syracuse
Northwestern at Virginia Tech
Wisconsin at Miami
North Carolina at Rutgers
Georgia Tech at Michigan State