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Big East/SEC Challenge Schedule Released, Notre Dame Draws Kentucky

The schedule has been released, and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish will host the Kentucky Wildcats on Thursday, November 29 as a part of the second annual Big East/SEC Challenge. Kentucky will be trying to defend their National Championship, but the team will look very different now that stars Anthony Davis, Terrence Jones, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Doron Lamb and Marquis Teague are all moving on to the NBA.

As for the DePaul Blue Demons they will go on the road to face the Auburn Tigers on Friday, November 30. The Big East won eight of the 12 games in last year's series.

Here is the full schedule for the Big East / SEC Challenge:

Thurs., Nov. 29

Kentucky at Notre Dame
Marquette at Florida
South Carolina at St. John's
Seton Hall at LSU

Fri., Nov. 30

Syracuse at Arkansas
Tennessee at Georgetown
DePaul at Auburn
Georgia at South Florida

Sat., Dec. 1

Alabama at Cincinnati
Villanova at Vanderbilt
Mississippi State at Providence
Rutgers at Mississippi

Every contest will be televised on either ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU.

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