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Purdue to host N.C. State in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Purdue will play host to North Carolina State in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Dec. 2, the conferences announced Thursday in conjunction with ESPN, which televises the games.

Purdue also played at home last season in the event, beating Boston College 88-67 at Mackey Arena.

The Boilermakers are 7-6 in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge and have won five straight games by an average margin of 11.6 points. In the streak, Purdue also defeated Clemson (2012), Miami (2011), Virginia Tech (2010) and Wake Forest (2009).

The time and network assignment will be announced at a later date.

ACC/Big Ten Challenge schedule

Dec. 1

Nebraska at Florida State

Rutgers at Clemson

Dec. 2

Syracuse at Michigan

Ohio State at Louisville

Pittsburgh at Indiana

N.C. State at Purdue

Illinois at Miami

Minnesota at Wake Forest

Dec. 3

Duke at Wisconsin

Michigan State at Notre Dame

Iowa at North Carolina

Virginia at Maryland

Georgia Tech at Northwestern

Virginia Tech at Penn State