ISU to Host Auburn in Inaugural Big 12/SEC Challenge
IRVING, Texas – The Iowa State men’s basketball team will play host to Auburn on Dec. 2, 2013 in the first season of the Big 12/SEC Challenge, announced today by the Big 12 Conference.
The majority of the games are scheduled for December 2-6. ESPN will provide exclusive coverage of all 10 games on its networks. Additional components of the challenge, including start times and television broadcast information, will be announced at a later date.
ISU has a 1-1 record vs. Auburn in its all-time series, defeating the Tigers, 79-60 in the second round of the 2000 NCAA Tournament (Minneapolis, Minn.) in the last meeting between the two schools.
This will be the first challenge for Big 12 men’s basketball since a four-year series between the Conference and the Pac-10 from 2017-10. ISU went 2-2 in the Big 12/Pac-10 Hardwood Series (Oregon State, 2-0; California, 0-2).
2013 Big 12/SEC Challenge
Texas Tech at Alabama
Vanderbilt at Texas
Auburn at Iowa State
Mississippi at Kansas State
West Virginia at Missouri
TCU at Mississippi State
South Carolina at Oklahoma State
Baylor vs. Kentucky (Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, Texas)
Kansas at Florida
Oklahoma vs. Texas A&M (Toyota Center, Houston, Texas)