August 3, 2021

Ohio State Will Travel to Syracuse for Big Ten/ACC Challenge


COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State is scheduled to travel to Syracuse on Wednesday, Dec. 1 for the Big Ten/ACC Challenge as the matchups for the 14th annual competition were announced on Tuesday.

The Big Ten/ACC Challenge most recently took place in 2019 with the Big Ten beating the ACC by a 9-5 margin. The Buckeyes earned a 67-60 victory over No. 2 Louisville. This was the program’s 13th win all-time over a top-five team and its first win over the Cardinals.

Ohio State is 4-9 in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge with the first three games coming against top-10 opponents. The Buckeyes are currently on a two-game win streak, beating North Carolina by a 76-69 margin in 2018 before earning the victory against No. 2 Louisville in 2019. Ohio State won its first game in the challenge against Virginia in 2010, beating the Cavaliers by a 74-46 margin.

Game times, as well as television and streaming video coverage, for the 2021 Big Ten/ACC Women’s Basketball Challenge will be announced at a later date. All Big Ten home games in this year’s Challenge will appear on either the Big Ten Network (BTN), Big Ten Network+ or one of the ESPN networks, while ACC home games in the Challenge will be shown on either the ACC Network, ACC Network Extra or one of the ESPN networks.

The complete schedule of home/away matchups can be found below.

2021 Big Ten/ACC Women’s Basketball Challenge

Wednesday, Dec. 1

North Carolina at Minnesota

Nebraska at Wake Forest

Ohio State at Syracuse

Georgia Tech at Purdue

Rutgers at Pittsburgh

Virginia Tech at Wisconsin

Thursday, Dec. 2

Florida State at Illinois

NC State at Indiana

Iowa at Duke

Miami at Maryland

Michigan at Louisville

Notre Dame at Michigan State

Northwestern at Clemson

Penn State at Boston College