With the the matchups of the annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge announced, college basketball fans will be awarded with some compelling must-watch contests come next fall. Unlike the Gavitt Tipoff Games, which failed to capitalize on many interesting matchups, the Big Ten/ACC Challenge delivered on the goods.
While we’re nearly six months away from the college basketball season, many of these games should be circled now. With the Big Ten and ACC representing 3/4’s of last season’s Final Four, this should be one heck of an event to watch.
Thus, here are the best matchups (ranked in order) to watch for in next season’s Big Ten/ACC Challenge.