MBB to Host Rutgers in 2022 ACC/B1G Challenge

MBB to Host Rutgers in 2022 ACC/B1G Challenge

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The University of Miami men’s basketball team will face Rutgers at the Watsco Center in the 2022 ACC/Big Ten Challenge, as announced Friday morning.

The Hurricanes and Scarlet Knights will square off Nov. 30, with the game time and TV designations to be announced at a later point.

Rutgers registered an 18-14 (12-8 B1G) record during the 2021-22 season and reached the NCAA Tournament for the second year in a row. The Scarlet Knights posted five top-20 wins, including four in a row and another over then-top-ranked Purdue.

Miami sports a 10-6 all-time record against Rutgers, including 6-1 at home, 2-2 since joining the ACC, 2-1 under head coach Jim Larrañaga and 1-1 in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.

The 2022 matchup will mark the third time in the last seven years the two sides have met in the Challenge, including the third time in the Hurricanes’ last four such home games. Miami posted a 73-61 victory on Nov. 30, 2016, and dropped a 57-54 decision on Nov. 28, 2018.

The Hurricanes are 9-6 all-time in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, including 5-2 at home. Miami is 8-3 under Larrañaga and is the only program in either league with a 7-1 record in the event over the past eight seasons.

Since the inauguration of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge in 1999, the ACC is 12-8-3 and owns an overall record of 144-121.

Minnesota at Virginia Tech (Nov. 28)
Pittsburgh at Northwestern (Nov. 28)
Syracuse at Illinois (Nov. 29)
Maryland at Louisville (Nov. 29)
Penn State at Clemson (Nov. 29)
Virginia at Michigan (Nov. 29)
Wake Forest at Wisconsin (Nov. 29)
Georgia Tech at Iowa (Nov. 29)
Ohio State at Duke (Nov. 30)
Purdue at Florida State (Nov. 30)
Rutgers at Miami (Nov. 30)
North Carolina at Indiana (Nov. 30)
Michigan State at Notre Dame (Nov. 30)
Boston College at Nebraska (Nov. 30)

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