Clemson At Minnesota For Big Ten/ACC Challenge

CLEMSON, S.C. (CU SID) — For the second time in the history of the event, Clemson men‘s basketball will play at Minnesota in the 2015 Big Ten/ACC Challenge. The Tigers will face the Golden Gophers on Nov. 30, ESPN announced Wednesday. The exact game time and network will be determined at a later date. “¢ Clemson won the 2006 challenge matchup in Minneapolis, 90-68. The 22-point margin of victory is Clemson‘s largest in the event that began in 1999. “¢ This will be Clemson‘s first road game in the challenge since 2011, when Brad Brownell‘s second team defeated Iowa by a score of 71-55. “¢ The Tiger program is 9-6 all-time in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge, including a stellar 5-2 mark on the road. “¢ Clemson has won its last four road games in the event, at Penn State, Minnesota, Illinois and Iowa. “¢ Graduate manager Vernon Hamilton was a senior that played in the 2006 game at Minnesota; he posted 13 points and seven assists in a contest that saw the Tigers make 12 three-point goals. “¢ Brownell has coached at Williams Arena‘s unique elevated court previously as the associate head coach at UNC Wilmington, when the Seahawks beat the Gophers 58-50 in 2001-02. 2015 Big Ten/ACC Challenge matchups Monday, Nov. 30 “¢ Clemson at Minnesota “¢ Wake Forest at Rutgers Tuesday, Dec. 1 “¢ Maryland at North Carolina “¢ Virginia at Ohio State “¢ Michigan at NC State “¢ Purdue at Pittsburgh “¢ Northwestern at Virginia Tech “¢ Miami (Fla.) at Nebraska Wednesday, Dec. 2 “¢ Indiana at Duke “¢ Louisville at Michigan State “¢ Notre Dame at Illinois “¢ Wisconsin at Syracuse “¢ Florida State at Iowa “¢ Penn State at Boston College

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