Big Ten ACC Challenge

Big Ten ACC Challenge

Big Ten ACC Challenge

Will Ojanen’s Picks

The conferences have released the schedule for the Big Ten ACC Challenge in men’s basketball this November.

Fourteen Big Ten schools will go head to head with the ACC as they battle for the Commissioner’s Cup for the 19th year.

Seven of the teams are ranked in preseason polls, two from the Big Ten and five from the ACC.

The top ranked school in the mix, #3 Michigan State will face off with #21 Notre Dame.

Four first time match ups pit Maryland against Syracuse, Florida State battles Rutgers, Michigan has a date with North Carolina and Boston College meets Nebraska.

Fifteen of the total 28 teams competed in last season’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship.


The Teams


  • Boston College at Nebraska
  • Clemson at Ohio State
  • Duke at Indiana
  • Florida State at Rutgers
  • Northwestern at Georgia Tech
  • Louisville at Purdue
  • Miami at Minnesota
  • Michigan at North Carolina
  • Penn State at NC State
  • Notre Dame at Michigan State
  • Maryland at Syracuse
  • Wisconsin at Virginia
  • Iowa at Virginia Tech
  • Illinois at Wake Forest

Will’s Picks


ACC Nation’s Will Ojanen @WillsWorldMN, who resides the Greater Minneapolis area, is looking forward to the Miami-Minnesota.

Will didn’t hesitate to offer up his picks for Big Ten ACC Challenge.

He has the ACC taking the challenge this year, 8 games to 6. Who did he pick as the winners? See if you agree.

  • Duke
  • Florida State
  • Louisville
  • North Carolina
  • NC State
  • Virginia
  • Virginia Tech
  • Wake Forest

Orange Bowl Classic/Gotham Classic


The complete schedule, including dates, times and viewing availability will be announced at a later date.