Potential preseason No. 1 North Carolina‘s journey to Huge Ten favourite Indiana highlights the 24th annual 2022 ACC/Huge Ten Problem, with the occasion’s schedule introduced Friday morning.
The Tar Heels convey again 4 starters from the workforce that made a run to the nationwide championship recreation earlier than falling to Kansas, they usually add Northwestern switch Pete Nance, one of many prime gamers within the portal. Indiana additionally welcomes again 4 starters from an NCAA event workforce, and Mike Woodson signed two five-star recruits to convey into the fold.
North Carolina is No. 1 in ESPN’s newest Means-Too-Early Prime 25, whereas Indiana is No. 14 and the highest-ranked Huge Ten workforce.
The opposite marquee matchup on the schedule is Ohio State‘s journey to Duke, a rematch of final season’s Problem recreation — however it will likely be Jon Scheyer on the Blue Devils’ sideline this time round, with the first-year head coach changing Mike Krzyzewski. Duke has the nation’s No. 1-ranked recruiting class, and Ohio State signed 4 ESPN 100 prospects and three top-100 transfers.
One of the best recreation on Nov. 29 will function Virginia touring to Michigan. The Cavaliers missed the NCAA event final season, however Tony Bennett’s workforce returns all 5 starters and brings in three ESPN 100 recruits. Michigan is coming off back-to-back Candy 16 appearances and returns All-American huge man Hunter Dickinson.
There are two different matchups involving a pair of 2022 NCAA event groups: Rutgers at Miami and Michigan State at Notre Dame. Purdue‘s journey to Florida State options two groups yearly within the convention championship dialog.
The Huge Ten has received three straight Challenges, though the ACC nonetheless leads the all-time sequence, 12-8-3. The ACC received the primary 10 Challenges earlier than going seven years with out profitable one. The Huge Ten received final yr’s competitors 8-6.