ACC looks set to take Challenge again

Originally Published: November 27, 2006
By Doug Gottlieb | Special to ESPN.com
Can the Big Ten finally claim its first victory in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge? Doesn't look like it. Here are quick breakdowns of the 11 games in this season's event:

Wednesday, Nov. 29

Michigan State at Boston College (ESPN, 7 ET)
Two teams that have been exactly the opposite of what we expected: BC has been a big-time dud while Sparty and the boys have been studs. Played in Chestnut Hill, this should be a physical game. BC is better and at home. Take the Eagles.

Virginia at Purdue (ESPN2, 7:30 ET)
Pretty good matchup of teams recovering their hoops' image. Virginia has the backcourt; Purdue has the frontcourt and the home-court advantage. Still, take the Cavaliers.


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