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Tuesday / November 13.
  • Big East/SEC Challenge Sked

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    As first reported here in December, the Big East/SEC Challenge will expand to 12 games this year.

    Four Big East teams were omitted this year: Marquette, South Florida, Notre Dame and Villanova.

    Here is the complete schedule:

    2011 BIG EAST/SEC CHALLENGE (times and networks are to be determined)

    Thursday, Dec. 1
    Georgetown at Alabama
    Providence at South Carolina
    St. John’s at Kentucky
    Ole Miss at DePaul

    Friday, Dec. 2
    Auburn at Seton Hall
    Florida at Syracuse
    Cincinnati at Georgia
    Vanderbilt at Louisville

    Saturday, Dec. 3
    Arkansas at Connecticut
    West Virginia at Mississippi State
    LSU at Rutgers
    Pittsburgh at Tennessee

    ***

    **Rutgers will also participate in the Cancun Challenge with seven other teams, including Illinois. Here’s the website.

    **Seton Hall’s home games include the season opener vs. St. Francis (N.Y.) on Saturday, Nov. 12, Yale on Tuesday, Nov. 22, Saint Peter’s on Saturday, Nov. 26, NJIT on Tuesday, Dec. 6, Wake Forest on Saturday, Dec. 10 and Mercer on Sunday, Dec. 18.

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.