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2022-23 Men’s College Basketball Conference Challenges and Neutral Site Games

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Pac-12/SWAC Partnership

Thursday to Sunday from November 10 to 13 (Pac-12 release)

Friday, November 11: Colorado to Grambling State (Colorado)
Sun. November 13: State of Arizona South of Texas (South Texas)
To be determined in November: Alabama State at USC; Florida A&M in Oregon; South to Arizona; Washington State at Prairie View A&M

Gavitt Board Games

Monday to Friday, November 14 to 18 (Great East via Twitter)

Monday, November 14: butler at Penn State; DePaul in Minnesota
Tuesday, November 15: Marquette at Purdue; Northwest to Georgetown
Wednesday, November 16: Iowa at Seton Hall
Thursday, November 17: Nebraska to St. John’s; Indiana at Xavier’s
Friday, November 18: Villanova in the State of Michigan

MAAC/ASUN Dublin Challenge

Friday and Saturday November 19 and 20: Dublin, Ireland (MAAC version)

ASUN teams (2): Central Arkansas and Stetson

MAAC teams (2): Niagara and Rider

Big Sky-Summit League Challenge

Dates to be determined (Rocco Miller on Twitter)

Big Sky Home Games

North Dakota to Idaho
State of North Dakota east of Washington
Omaha in the state of Montana
State of South Dakota in Montana

Summit League home games

Eastern Washington in the State of South Dakota
Idaho to Omaha
Montana at North Dakota State
State of Montana in North Dakota

ACC/Big Ten Challenge

From Monday 28 November to Wednesday 30 November (ESPN version)

Monday, November 28: Minnesota at Virginia Tech; Pittsburgh to the northwest
Tuesday, November 29: Georgia Tech in Iowa; Maryland to Louisville; Penn State to Clemson; Syracuse to Illinois; Virginia in Michigan; Wake Forest Wisconsin
Wednesday, November 30: Boston College in Nebraska; Michigan State at Notre Dame; North Carolina to Indiana; Ohio State at Duke; Purdue at Florida State; Rutgers in Miami, Florida

Big 12-Big East Battle

From Tuesday 29 November to Sunday 4 December (Big version 12)

Tuesday, November 29: Baylor in Marquette
Wednesday, November 30: Georgetown at Texas Tech; Kansas State at Butler; Providence at TCU
Thursday, December 1: Creighton in Texas; Oklahoma State at UConn; Seton Hall Kansas
Saturday, December 3: Oklahoma at Villanova; West Virginia to Xavier
Sunday, December 4: St. John’s in the State of Iowa

US LBM Pac-12 Side-by-Side Challenge

Sunday, December 18: Dallas (Exit)

Stanford vs. Texas, 1 p.m. (ESPN)
(women) USC vs. Texas, approx. 3:30 p.m. (ESPN2)
(women) Arizona vs. Baylor, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN2)
Washington State vs. Baylor, approx. 10 p.m. (ESPN/2)

SEC/Big 12 Challenge

saturday 28 january (ESPN release)

12 great home games

Alabama to Oklahoma
Arkansas to Baylor
Auburn in West Virginia
Florida at Kansas State
Ole Miss at Oklahoma State

SEC home games

State of Iowa to Missouri
Kansas to Kentucky
TCU in Mississippi State
Texas to Tennessee
Texas Tech at LSU

Organized by date

Friday, November 11, 2022

Armed Forces Classic (USS Abraham Lincoln, Naval Base Coronado, CA)

Michigan State vs. Gonzaga

Battle of Brew City (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)

Stanford vs. Wisconsin (Matt Norlander, CBS)
Also: Kansas State vs. Wisconsin (Women)

Showcase of bar stools (Philadelphia)

Akron vs. Mississippi State (Rocco Miller on Twitter)
Toledo versus UAB (Jon Rothstein on Twitter)

Veterans Classic (Annapolis, Maryland)

Princeton to the Navy (Exit from the Navy)
Houston vs. St. Joseph

Sunday, November 13, 2022

Nashville, Tennessee.

Colorado vs. Tennessee (Colorado)

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

State Farm Champions Classic (Indianapolis)

Kansas vs. Duke (Kansas)
Kentucky vs. Michigan State

Sioux Falls, SD

St. Bonaventure vs. South Dakota State (State of South Dakota via Twitter)

Friday, November 18, 2022

Basketball Hall of Fame Showcase (Uncasville, Conn.)

Rutgers vs. Temple (HOF exit)
Iona vs. Vermont

Sunday, November 20, 2022

Hoosier Classic MTE (Indianapolis)

Miami (Ohio) vs. Indiana (Indiana)

Spokane, Wash.

Washington State vs. Eastern Washington (Rocco Miller on Twitter)

Saturday, November 26, 2022

Vegas

Santa Clara vs. Iona (Rocco Miller on Twitter)

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Salt Lake City, UT

Wyoming vs. Santa Clara (Rocco Miller on Twitter)

Friday, December 2, 2022

Sioux Falls, SD

Gonzaga vs. Baylor (Jon Rothstein on Twitter)

Saturday, December 3, 2022

The 2K22 Battleground (Fort Worth)

LSU vs. TBD (Rocco Miller, parenthesis)
Boise State vs. Texas A&M (Rocco Miller, parenthesis)
Saint Mary’s vs. Houston (Houston)

Sunday, December 4, 2022

Basketball Hall of Fame London Showcase (London, England, UK)

Marist vs. Maine, 10:30 a.m. (Marist release)
Kentucky vs. Michigan, approx. 1 p.m.

San Francisco (Chase Center)

Utah State vs. San Francisco (Rocco Miller, The Bracketeer)

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Jimmy V Classic (New York)

Illinois vs. Texas (Jeff Goodman on Twitter)
Duke vs. Iowa

Saturday, December 10, 2022

Holiday Hoopsgiving (Atlanta)

Buffalo vs. Tulane (Rocco Miller on Twitter)
Clemson vs. Loyola Chicago (Holiday Hoopsgiving via Twitter)
Memphis vs. Auburn
LSU vs. Wake Forest

Never Forget Tribute Classic (Newark, NJ)

Villanova vs. Boston College (Jon Rothstein, FanDuel)
Other game(s) to be determined

fort worth

SMU vs. TCU (Rocco Miller, parenthesis)

Kansas City, Mo.

Nebraska vs. Kansas State (the D1 file)

Jack Jones Hoopfest (Las Vegas, Nevada)

Creighton vs. BYU (Jon Rothstein, Fan Duel)
Arizona vs. Indiana (Indiana)

Jerry Colangelo Classic (Phoenix, Arizona)

Grand Canyon vs. North Texas (exit)
San Diego State vs. Saint Mary’s

Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Arkansas vs. Oklahoma (Jon Rothstein on Twitter)

Sunday, December 11, 2022

Invitation to the Basketball Hall of Fame (Brooklyn)

Maryland vs. Tennessee (HOF exit)
Oklahoma State vs. Virginia Tech
Iona vs. St. Bonaventure
UMass v Hofstra

Monday, December 12, 2022

Jack Jones Hoopfest (Las Vegas, Nevada)

Creighton vs. Arizona State (Jon Rothstein on Twitter)

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Tampa

Ohio vs. Florida (Jon Rothstein on Twitter)

Saturday, December 17, 2022

CBS Sports Classic (New York)

CBS will broadcast both games. (Exit)

Ohio State vs. North Carolina, 3 p.m.
UCLA vs. Kentucky, approx. 5:30 p.m.

Basketball Hall of Fame Classic (Springfield, Mass.)

UMass vs. North Texas (HOF version)
Bryant vs. Liberty

Indy Classic (Indianapolis)

Illinois State vs. Ball State (Ball State exit)
Davidson vs. Purdue

AutoNation Orange Bowl Basketball Classic (Sunrise, Florida)

Missouri vs. UCF
St. John’s vs. Florida State

CM Newton Classic (Birmingham, Alabama)

Gonzaga vs. Alabama (Jon Rothstein on Twitter)

Chicago

Dayton vs. Wyoming (Jon Rothstein on Twitter)
NC State vs. Vanderbilt
Northern Iowa vs. Towson

Coast-to-Coast Pac-12 Challenge (Dallas)

Stanford vs. Texas (Rocco Miller, parenthesis)
Baylor vs. Washington State (Rocco Miller on Twitterr)

Saturday and Sunday December 17 and 18, 2022

HBCU Mobile Boost Challenge (Las Vegas)

Speakers (4): Hampton and North Carolina A&T (Colonial); NC Central (Middle East Athletics); Texas Southern (Southwestern Athletic) (HOF exit)

Sunday, December 18, 2022

Holiday Hoopsgiving (Atlanta)

Notre Dame vs. Georgia (Holiday Hoopsgiving via Twitter)

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Battle at the Vault (Lincoln, Neb.)

Queens in Nebraska (Robin Washut on Twitter)
Drake vs. Mississippi State
Also: Concordia (Neb.) vs. Oklahoma Wesleyan (NAIA)

Tuesday and Wednesday 20 and 21 December 2022

Jumpman Invitational (Charlotte, North Carolina)

Tuesday, December 20: (women) North Carolina vs. Michigan, 7 p.m.; Oklahoma vs. Florida, approx. 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday, December 21: Michigan vs. North Carolina, 7 p.m.; (women) Florida vs. Oklahoma, approx. 9:30 p.m.

Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Jerry Colangelo Classic (Phoenix, Arizona)

Appalachian State vs. UC Santa Barbara (out)
Wyoming vs. St. Mary’s
USC vs. Colorado State

Thursday, December 22, 2022

Braggin’ Rights (St. Louis)

Missouri vs. Illinois (Missouri)

Dates to be determined

Salt Lake City

TCU vs. Utah (Rocco Miller, parenthesis)