You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Irish Insights

  • Notre Dame men's basketball falls to Providence
    Providence's LaDontae Henton scored a career-high 38 points and deflected a last-second shot by Notre Dame's Pat Connaughton as Providence defeated the Irish 75-74 in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic.
  • Kelly 'proud' of Notre Dame players
    This time, Brian Kelly didn’t call it a debacle or second-guess one of his decisions, even as the roughest stretch of his tenure as Notre Dame’s coach got a little bit rougher.
  • Notebook: Irish face limitations of youth
    SOUTH BEND – Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly, at the top of his postgame news conference, mentioned perceived error on the snap or hold with the field goal unit.
Advertisement

Irish travel to Iowa for Big Ten/ACC Challenge

The Notre Dame men's basketball team will hit the road for its first game in the Big Ten/ACC challenge.

The Irish will play at Iowa on Dec. 3, the conferences announced Wednesday when the pairings were released.

Notre Dame's trip to Carver-Hawkeye Arena will be the first time the Irish have traveled to Iowa since losing to the Hawkeyes 63-60 in 1950. The game will also be the first matchup between the schools since Notre Dame defeated Iowa 77-68 in 1990 at home.

The Irish will join the ACC on July 1 after 18 years in the Big East.

The Challenge games, which pits the 12 Big Ten schools against 12 of 15 ACC schools, will be televised on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU. Game times and networks will be announced at a later date.

Notre Dame's game against Iowa is one of three games the Irish have against Big Ten teams this season.

The Irish will also play Indiana on Dec. 14 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse as part of the Crossroad Classic, which also features Purdue playing Butler. Notre Dame will also play Ohio State on Dec. 21 at Madison Square Garden in the one-day Gotham Classic.

The ACC leads the Challenge 10-3-1 after the conferences split last year's series 6-6.

Big Ten/ACC Challenge matchups

Dec. 3

Indiana at Syracuse

Michigan at Duke

Notre Dame at Iowa

Florida State at Minnesota

Penn State at Pittsburgh

Illinois at Georgia Tech

Dec 4.

North Carolina at Michigan State

Maryland at Ohio State

Miami at Nebraska

Wisconsin at Virginia

Boston College at Purdue

Northwestern at North Carolina State

Advertisement