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2021-22 Men’s College Basketball Conference Challenges

A regularly updated list of the 2021-22 men’s college basketball season’s conference challenge series, including TV information (when available).

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For information on exempt, multi-team events (MTEs), like the Maui Invitational, NIT Season Tip-Off, and Battle 4 Atlantis, visit this page.

For information on non-exempt, neutral-site events, like the Champions Classic, Jimmy V Classic, CBS Sports Classic, and Orange Bowl Classic, visit this page.

Dates and matchups are all tentative, thanks to CoVID-19.

Gavitt Tip-Off Games

Nov. 15–18 (Big East Hoops via Twitter)

Mon., Nov. 15
Illinois at Marquette, 7 p.m. (FS1)
Providence at Wisconsin, 9 p.m. (FS1)

Tues., Nov. 16
Creighton at Nebraska, 7 p.m. (FS1)
Seton Hall at Michigan, 9 p.m. (FS1)

Wed., Nov. 17
Michigan State at Butler, 7 p.m. (FS1)
St. John’s at Indiana, 9 p.m. (FS1)

Thurs., Nov. 18
Ohio State at Xavier, 6:30 p.m. (FS1)
Rutgers at DePaul, 8:30 p.m. (FS1)

Not Participating (Big East): Georgetown, UConn, Villanova
Not Participating (Big Ten): Iowa, Maryland, Minnesota, Northwestern, Penn State, Purdue

MAAC/ASUN Challenge

Fri. and Sat., Nov. 19 and 20: Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (ASUN)

Fri., Nov. 19
Liberty vs. Iona, 5 p.m. (ESPNU)
North Alabama vs. Manhattan, approx. 7:30 p.m. (ESPN3)

Sat., Nov. 20
Liberty vs. Manhattan, 6 p.m. (ESPN3)
North Alabama vs. Iona, approx. 8:30 p.m. (ESPN3)

ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Nov. 29, 30, and Dec. 1 (Release)

Mon., Nov. 29
Iowa at Virginia, 7 p.m. (ESPN2)
Notre Dame at Illinois, 9 p.m. (ESPN2)

Tues., Nov. 30
Florida State at Purdue, 7 p.m. (ESPN2) or 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Indiana at Syracuse, 7 p.m. (ESPN2) or 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Minnesota at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. (ESPNU)
Clemson at Rutgers, 9 p.m. (ESPN2)
Northwestern at Wake Forest, 9 p.m. (ESPNU)
Duke at Ohio State, 9:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Wed., Dec. 1
Louisville at Michigan State, 7:15 p.m. (ESPN or ESPN2)
Virginia Tech at Maryland, 7:15 p.m. (ESPN or ESPN2)
Nebraska at NC State, 7:15 p.m. (ESPNU)
Michigan at North Carolina, 9:15 p.m. (ESPN)
Wisconsin at Georgia Tech, 9:15 p.m. (ESPN2)
Miami (Fla.) at Penn State, 9:15 p.m. (ESPNU)

Not participating (ACC): Boston College

American/SEC Alliance

Wed., Dec. 1
Memphis at Georgia, 7:15 p.m. (SECN)

Sat., Dec. 4
Vanderbilt at SMU, 9 p.m. (ESPN+ ($))

Tues., Dec. 14
Tulane at Texas A&M

Big East-Big 12 Battle

Dec. 1–18: (Mostly) campus sites (Release)

Wed., Dec. 1
Texas Tech at Providence, 8:30 p.m. (FS1)

Fri., Dec. 3
Kansas vs. St. John’s (at Elmont, N.Y., UBS Arena), 7 p.m. (FS1)

Sat., Dec. 4
Iowa State at Creighton, 9 p.m. (FS1)

Sun., Dec. 5
Xavier at Oklahoma State, 5 p.m. (ESPN2)

Tues., Dec. 7
Butler at Oklahoma, 9 p.m. (ESPN2)

Wed., Dec. 8
UConn at West Virginia, 7 p.m. (ESPN2)
Marquette at Kansas State, 9 p.m. (ESPN2 or ESPNU)

Thurs., Dec. 9
Texas at Seton Hall, 6:30 p.m. (FS1)

Sun., Dec. 12
Villanova at Baylor, 3 p.m. (ABC)

Sat., Dec. 18
TCU at Georgetown, 6:30 p.m. (FS1)

Not participating (Big East): DePaul

Pac-12 Coast-to-Coast Challenge

Sun., Dec. 19: Las Vegas (T-Mobile Arena)
Texas vs. Stanford, 3 p.m. (ABC)

Big 12/SEC Challenge

Sat., Jan. 29 (ESPN PR via Twitter)
LSU at TCU, 12 p.m. (ESPN2)
Oklahoma at Auburn, 2 p.m. (ESPN or ESPN2)
West Virginia at Arkansas, 2 p.m. (ESPN or ESPN2)
Missouri at Iowa State, 2 p.m. (ESPNU)
Baylor at Alabama, 4 p.m. (ESPN or ESPN2)
Oklahoma State at Florida, 4 p.m. (ESPN or ESPN2)
Kansas State at Ole Miss, 4 p.m. (ESPNU)
Kentucky at Kansas, 6 p.m. (ESPN)
Mississippi State at Texas Tech, 6 p.m. (ESPN2)
Tennessee at Texas, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Not participating (SEC): Georgia, South Carolina, Texas A&M, Vanderbilt