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College hoops news: SEC/Big 12 Challenge match-ups announced

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The SEC and the Big 12 conferences will tip off the first SEC/Big 12 Challenge this Fall.  The inter-conference games begin November 14 with Alabama playing host to Texas Tech.  Auburn travels to Iowa State to play the Cyclones December 2.

"The ability to showcase SEC basketball in this kind of conference competition makes this a unique and exciting event for our coaches, student-athletes and fans," SEC Commissioner Mike Slive said. "We are pleased to be able to work with the Big 12 and ESPN to highlight the sport of men's basketball."

The Georgia, Arkansas, LSU, and Tennessee teams are not participating in this falls event because the Big 12 only has 10 teams.

ESPN will provide exclusive coverage of all 10 games across it networks.

 

2013 Big 12/SEC Challenge schedule:

Thursday, November 14     Texas Tech at Alabama

Monday, December 2         Vanderbilt at Texas

                                          Auburn at Iowa State

Thursday, December 5       Ole Miss at Kansas State

                                          West Virginia at Missouri

                                           TCU at Mississippi State

Friday, December 6             South Carolina at Oklahoma State

                                           Kentucky vs. Baylor (Arlington, Texas)

Tuesday, December 10        Kansas at Florida

Saturday, December 21      Texas A&M vs. Oklahoma (Houston, Texas)

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