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Clemson to Host Rutgers in 2014 ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Clemson to Host Rutgers in 2014 ACC/Big Ten Challenge

CLEMSON, S.C. – 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 ClemsonTuesday, December 2• Illinois at Miami• Minnesota at Wake Forest• NC State at Purdue• Ohio State at Louisville• Pittsburgh at Indiana• Syracuse at MichiganWednesday, 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