Ohio State to face Maryland in 2013 ACC-Big Ten Challenge

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A year removed from taking it on the chin against Duke in Cameron, the Buckeyes' know their 2013 ACC-Big Ten Challenge opponent.

Thad Matta and the basketball Buckeyes' 2013 ACC-Big Ten Challenge foe is in the wild: OSU will take on future Big Ten East brethren, Mark Turgeon & the Maryland Terrapins. Maryland made it to the Final Four of the 2013 NIT before losing to the Big Ten's Iowa, 71-60. The Terps lose sophomore center Alex Len to the NBA Draft, but will add former Michigan 6-9 F Evan Smotrycz. Former Xavier star Dezmine Wells also returns for the Terrapins.

Ohio State is 6-6 all-time in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge with 4 home wins and2 home losses. Prior to losing against the Dukies in Cameron, 73-68, last season, Ohio State blew the doors off Duke in 2011, winning at Value City Arena, 85-63. The year before that they defeated Florida State in Tallahasse, 58-44. and in Columbus in 2009, 77-64.

The two leagues (along with broadcast partner ESPN) announced the complete schedule for the 15th annual event this afternoon. Here are the match ups for this year's event:

Tuesday, December 3rd

Florida State at Minnesota
Illinois at Georgia Tech
Indiana at Syracuse
Michigan at Duke
Notre Dame at Iowa
Penn State at Pittsburgh

Wednesday, December 4th

Boston College at Purdue
Maryland at Ohio State
Miami, FL at Nebraska
North Carolina at Michigan State
Northwestern at North Carolina State
Wisconsin at Virginia

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