If the ACC Wins the Big Ten-ACC Challenge Again, It’s Time to Rename It

Posted by Justin McTeer on December-1-2009 Add Comments

The Big Ten-ACC Challenge has been an early season treat for college basketball fans since it's inception in 1999—at least for ACC fans anyway.

Despite several close calls over the past ten years, including the ACC's 6-to-5 record last season, the Big Ten has never won the Big Ten-ACC Challenge.

Not once.

In fact, Michigan State is the only Big Ten team to have a winning record in the challenge.

Perhaps "challenge" was the wrong word for the event.  Maybe something like the "ACC-Big Ten Beat-down" would have been more appropriate.

With the Big Ten off to a good start after Penn State's three-point victory over Virginia, could this be the year the Big Ten finally steps up to the challenge (for lack of...

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