Maryland, Virginia will renew men's basketball rivalry in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Maryland, Virginia will renew men's basketball rivalry in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Maryland, Virginia will renew men's basketball rivalry in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

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Next year's meeting marks the third between Duke and IU since 2015 in the Challenge.

The matchup reignites one of the most storied rivalries in college basketball, as the teams will meet for the 183rd time in the all-time series.

The ACC took home the Commissioner's Cup in the last two Challenges, with 11 wins in 2017 and nine wins in 2016. Wake Forest will not play in the 2018 event.

The Badgers and Wolfpack went head-to-head on the recruiting trail earlier this spring, with graduate transfer Wyatt Walker picking North Carolina State over UW and Oklahoma State. The Seminoles were 9-9 in the ACC and return three starters and seven of their top nine scorers from past year, including their two leading scorers in Phil Cofer (6-8 forward; 12.8 PPG, 5.1 RPG) and Terance Mann (6-6 guard; 12.6 PPG, 5.4 RPG). Times and network affiliations will be announced at a later date.

Police say suspect in four Phoenix-area slayings kills himself
Police said Steven Pitt, 59, was shot in broad daylight Thursday afternoon outside his office on the outskirts of Scottsdale. Police in Arizona say a suspect linked to the killings of four professionals was found dead in a hotel room early Monday.

Guard Tyus Battle recently announced that he would return to SU after testing the waters for the NBA Draft. The Tar Heels lead the seres, 4-2.

Despite losing Mo Wagner, the Wolverines should once again be a Top 25 team and could find themselves in the Top 15 when they host UNC.

Syracuse at Ohio State - The Buckeyes made an unlikely run into the NCAA Tournament in Chris Holtman's first season while the Orange made an unlikely run into the Sweet 16 after being one of the last four teams to get into the NCAA Tournament.

"The ACC-Big Ten Challenge is always a great early season contest and one of the marquee events during non-conference play", Capel said in the Pitt announcement. He has also worked in the same capacity for ESPN Radio, Fox Sports Radio, Sporting News Radio, Yahoo!

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