Marquette To Face Florida In 2012 SEC-BIG EAST Challenge
June 1, 2012
ESPN has announced the 12 matchups that will be part of the Second Annual SEC/BIG EAST Challenge, which will take place Nov. 29-Dec. 1, 2012 at home sites of the participating schools.
The BIG EAST contingent in the Challenge will include Cincinnati, DePaul, Georgetown, Marquette, Notre Dame, Providence, Rutgers, St. John’s, Seton Hall, USF, Syracuse and Villanova. Six of the BIG EAST’s 12 participating teams reached the NCAA Championship last season. The SEC has four participating teams that reached the NCAA tournament.
The 2012 SEC/BIG EAST Challenge includes the following matchups:
Thursday, November 29
Friday, November 30
Saturday, December 1
The BIG EAST took the first SEC/BIG EAST Challenge, winning eight of the 12 games in 2011.