Maryland to face UNC in challenge

Published 3:07 am Friday, May 15, 2015

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Maryland will visit an old Atlantic Coast Conference rival in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.

The made-for-TV event’s 14 matchups were announced Wednesday.

The Terrapins — who recently completed their first season in the Big Ten after leaving the ACC — will visit North Carolina in a matchup of teams that figure to enter the season as favorites to win their leagues. Additionally, the Terps have added Duke transfer Rasheed Sulaimon to their roster.

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Maryland played Virginia at home in last year’s ACC/Big Ten Challenge, its first in its new league.

Among the other high-profile matchups: Indiana visits reigning national champion Duke, Louisville plays at Michigan State and Virginia travels to Ohio State.