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Badgers go to Virginia in Big Ten-ACC Challenge

Published On: May 08 2013 04:21:22 PM CDT

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The Wisconsin Badger men's basketball team will travel to Virginia to face Tony Bennett's Cavaliers in the 2013 Big Ten-ACC Challenge.

Virginia beat Wisconsin at the Kohl Center, 60-54 last December. This year's rematch will take place Wednesday, December 4th.

Other games in this year's Challenge include Michigan visiting Duke and North Carolina traveling to Michigan State.

The conferences announced the matchups Wednesday for the 12-game schedule to be played Dec. 3-4.

Fourteen of the teams played in the NCAA tournament last season.

This marks the first Challenge for the three new ACC schools -- Pittsburgh, Syracuse and Notre Dame.

Pitt plays host to Penn State, Syracuse is home against Indiana and Notre Dame visits Iowa.

N.C. State plays host to Northwestern and new coach Chris Collins, a former Duke assistant and Maryland visits Ohio State in its final Challenge as an ACC school before joining the Big Ten.

Wake Forest, Georgia Tech and Virginia Tech are the three schools from the 15-team ACC that are left out.

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