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Clemson Returns to ACC/Big Ten Challenge With Match-Up Against Rutgers

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After a one-year absence from the event, Clemson returns to the ACC/Big Ten Challenge and hosts Rutgers in Littlejohn Coliseum on Monday, Dec. 1, ESPN announced Thursday.

• Clemson is 9-5 all-time in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, 4-3 in Littlejohn Coliseum.

• Clemson and Rutgers have met just once previously, in Piscataway, N.J., in the 1999 postseason NIT. The Tigers won the contest, 78-68, on their way to the championship game.

• Rutgers joins the Big Ten officially this summer. The Scarlet Knights have been a member of the Big East since 1995.

• Clemson finished the 2013-14 season with a 23-13 overall record; Rutgers was 11-21.

• This is the fourth confirmed non-conference game for the Tigers. Clemson plays at South Carolina, and hosts Arkansas and Auburn in 2014-15.

2014 ACC/Big Ten Challenge matchups

Monday, December 1

• Nebraska at Florida State

Rutgers at Clemson

Tuesday, December 2

• Illinois at Miami

• Minnesota at Wake Forest

• NC State at Purdue

• Ohio State at Louisville

• Pittsburgh at Indiana

• Syracuse at Michigan

Wednesday, December 3

• Duke at Wisconsin

• Georgia Tech at Northwestern

• Iowa at North Carolina

• Michigan State at Notre Dame

• Virginia at Maryland

• Virginia Tech at Penn State


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