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Syracuse to host Indiana in 2021 ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Syracuse will host Indiana on Tuesday, Nov. 30, in the 2021 Big Ten/ACC Challenge.

This is the 23rd annual event between the two conferences and the ninth time Syracuse is included. The matchups feature all 14 Big Ten teams against 14 ACC squads in competition for the Commissioner’s Cup.

SYRACUSE HISTORY IN THE CHALLENGE
The Orange have lost their two most recent outings in the Challenge. Syracuse was defeated at home to Iowa in 2019, 68-54, and at #21/22 Rutgers in 2020, 79-69. In 2018, the Orange won at #16/16 Ohio State, 72-62.

Syracuse is 3-5 overall in the event.

THE SYRACUSE-INDIANA SERIES
Syracuse has captured five of six meetings with Indiana, including the most recent pairing, a 69-52 decision in the Dome on Dec. 3, 2013.

The two programs first squared off in the 1987 NCAA Championship game, a contest won by the Hoosiers, 74-73. The Orange have won all five encounters since then.

THE 2021 BIG TEN/ACC CHALLENGE SCHEDULE
Monday, Nov. 29

Iowa at Virginia
Notre Dame at Illinois
Tuesday, Nov. 30
Clemson at Rutgers
Duke at Ohio State
Florida State at Purdue
Minnesota at Pittsburgh
Indiana at Syracuse
Northwestern at Wake Forest
Wednesday, Dec. 1
Wisconsin at Georgia Tech
Louisville at Michigan State
Miami at Penn State
Michigan at North Carolina
Nebraska at NC State
Virginia Tech at Maryland

All 14 games will air on ESPN’s networks and be available to stream via the ESPN app. Game times and broadcast networks will be announced at a later date.

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