Another day, another round of anticipation as the Syracuse Orange men’s basketball season looms.
On Tuesday, the ACC announced the game start times and broadcast networks for this year’s 2022 Men’s ACC/Big Ten Challenge. This will be the 24th time the basketball challenge has been held between both conferences.
The Syracuse Orange will take on Illinois Fighting Illini on Tuesday, November 29th. Tip-off is set for 7 pm or 7:30 pm and will be broadcast on ESPN or ESPN2. The ACC/Big Ten Challenge will take place between November 28th and November 30th. Here is the full schedule for the 2022 Men’s ACC/Big Ten Challenge:
Monday, November 28th
Minnesota at Virginia Tech, 7 p.m. on ESPN2
Pitt at Northwestern, 9 p.m. on ESPN2
Tuesday, November 29th
Syracuse at Illinois, 7 or 7:30 p.m. on ESPN or ESPN2
Maryland at Louisville, 7 or 7:30 p.m. on ESPN or ESPN2
Penn State at Clemson, 7 p.m. on ESPNU
Wake Forest at Wisconsin, 9 p.m. on ESPN2 or ESPNU
Georgia Tech at Iowa, 9 p.m. on ESPN2 or ESPNU
Virginia at Michigan, 9:30 p.m. on ESPN
Wednesday, November 30th
Ohio State at Duke, 7:15 p.m. on ESPN
Purdue at Florida State, 7:15 p.m. on ESPN2 or ESPNU
Rutgers at Miami, 7:15 p.m. on ESPN2 or ESPNU
North Carolina at Indiana, 9:15 p.m. on ESPN
Michigan State at Notre Dame, 9:15 p.m. on ESPN2
Boston College at Nebraska, 9:15 p.m. on ESPNU
The Orange’s matchup versus Illinois will be a critical one. This would be Syracuse’s seventh game on their 2022-2023 schedule, with the next game kicking off the ACC portion of the team’s schedule against Notre Dame.
In last year’s ACC/Big Ten Challenge, Syracuse defeated the Indiana Hoosiers at home 112-110 in double-OT. The Orange are 4-5 all-time in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
Last season, Illinois posted a 23-10 record on the season, which included a 15-5 record against the Big Ten Conference and a 13-3 record at home.