Start Times for Big Ten/ACC Challenge Announced

July 15, 2009

IOWA CITY – Start times for the 2009 men’s basketball Big Ten/ACC Challenge were announced today by ESPN. The Hawkeyes will host Virginia Tech, Tuesday, Dec. 1, at 8:30 p.m. (CST) in Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The game will be televised to a national cable audience on ESPN2.

Iowa will be one of six Big Ten teams to host a Challenge contest. The complete Challenge schedule with times and TV is listed below.

Iowa’s complete 2009-10 men’s basketball schedule will be released in mid-August.

Monday, Nov. 30
Penn State at Virginia, 7 p.m. EST, ESPN2

Tuesday, Dec. 1
Wake Forest at Purdue, 7 p.m. EST, ESPN
Maryland at Indiana, 7:30 p.m. EST, ESPN2
Northwestern at North Carolina State, 7 p.m. EST, ESPNU
Michigan State at North Carolina, 9 p.m. EST, ESPN
Virginia Tech at Iowa, 8:30 p.m. CST, ESPN2

Wednesday, Dec. 2
Illinois at Clemson, 7:15 p.m. EST, ESPN
Boston College at Michigan, 7:30 p.m. EST, ESPN2
Minnesota at Miami, 7:15 or 7:30 p.m. EST, ESPNU
Duke at Wisconsin, 8:15 p.m. CST, ESPN
Florida State at Ohio State, 9:30 p.m. EST, ESPN2