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Maryland to host Virginia in ACC-Big Ten Challenge

The Maryland men's basketball team will host Virginia in next season's ACC-Big Ten Challenge, the Terps' first since switching conferences.

After playing the last two years of the event on the road as a lame-duck ACC team, Maryland gets a home date against the longtime rival Cavaliers on Dec. 3.

Maryland beat then-No. 5 Virginia in overtime, 75-69, in its final ACC regular season game at Comcast Center on March 9.

The addition of the reigning ACC regular season and tournament champions strengthens an already formidable non-conference schedule for the Terps, who could face Iowa State in the CBE Hall of Fame Classic in Kansas City in late November and will play Villanova in the Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden in New York on Dec. 8.

Maryland lost at No. 5 Ohio State in last year's ACC-Big Ten Challenge and won on the road at Northwestern in 2012.

Here's the full schedule for the 2014 Challenge :

Monday, Dec. 1

Nebraska at Florida State
Rutgers at Clemson

Tuesday, Dec. 2

Illinois at Miami
Minnesota at Wake Forest
NC State at Purdue
Ohio State at Louisville
Pittsburgh at Indiana
Syracuse at Michigan

Wednesday, Dec. 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

(start times and TV information to be announced)

don.markus@baltsun.com

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