Georgetown Men's Basketball to Host Tennessee at Verizon Center as Part of SEC-BIG EAST Challenge

June 1, 2012

WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University men's basketball team will host the University of Tennessee on Friday, Nov. 30 at Verizon Center as part of the SEC-BIG EAST Challenge, announced on Friday morning.

Schools from the BIG EAST Conference and member institutions from the Southeastern Conference (SEC) will play games on Thursday, Nov. 29, Friday, Nov. 30 and Saturday, Dec. 1.

The Hoyas game against the Volunteers will be one of four games in the SEC-BIG EAST Challenge that day, with games airing on either ESPN or ESPNU. Tip times are to be announced at a later date.

This will be the third time at Georgetown has played in the SEC-BIG EAST Challenge, with both prior contests played against the University of Alabama. The game against Tennessee marks the first time Georgetown will host a game at Verizon Center as part of this event.

Georgetown has a 2-0 record all-time in the SEC-BIG EAST Challenge. The Hoyas, behind a three-pointer from Hollis Thompson, beat then-No. 12 Alabama, 57-55, on the road last season. The Blue & Gray won the first meeting, a 70-60 decision in Birmingham, Ala. on Dec. 5, 2007.

The Hoyas have an all-time record of 1-1 against Tennessee. The last time the teams played, the Volunteers won, 90-78, during the Old Spice Classic in Orlando, Fla. Georgetown has an all-time record of 20-15 against teams from the SEC.

In addition to Georgetown, BIG EAST schools that will play at home as part of the Challenge include Cincinnati, Notre Dame, Providence, St. John's and South Florida. Teams that will play on the road include DePaul, Marquette, Rutgers, Seton Hall, Syracuse and Villanova.

Thursday, Nov. 29
Marquette at Florida
Seton Hall at LSU
Kentucky at Notre Dame
South Carolina at St. John's

Friday, Nov. 30
Syracuse at Arkansas
DePaul at Auburn
Tennessee at Georgetown
Georgia at South Florida

Saturday, Dec. 1 Alabama at Cincinnati
Rutgers at Mississippi
Mississippi State at Providence
Villanova at Vanderbilt

 

 

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December 10
2:00 PM
La Salle
Miami, Fla.

ESPN2
106.7 FM
December 17
12:00 PM
Syracuse
Syracuse, N.Y.

ESPN
106.7 FM
December 22
6:30 PM
UNC Greensboro
Verizon Center

FS1
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December 28
8:30 PM
Marquette
Milwaukee, Wis.

FS1
99.1 FM
December 31
11:00 AM
Xavier
Verizon Center

FS1
99.1 FM
January 4
7:00 PM
Providence
Providence, R.I.

CBSsn
99.1 FM
January 7
12:00 PM
Butler
Verizon Center

FOX
99.1 FM
January 9
6:30 PM
St. Johns
Verizon Center

FS1
106.7 FM
January 14
12:00 PM
UConn
Verizon Center

FOX
99.1 FM
January 16
9:00 PM
Providence
Verizon Center

FS1
106.7 FM
January 22
2:00 PM
Xavier
Cincinnati, Ohio

CBS
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January 25
7:00 PM
Creighton
Verizon Center

FSN
106.7 FM
January 28
8:00 PM
Butler
Indianapolis, Ind.

CBSsn
106.7 FM
January 31
9:00 PM
DePaul
Rosemont, Ill.

FS1
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February 4
12:00 PM
Seton Hall
Verizon Center

FS1
106.7 FM
February 7
7:00 PM
Villanova
Villanova, Pa.

FS1
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February 11
12:00 PM
Marquette
Verizon Center

FOX
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February 19
3:30 PM
Creighton
Omaha, Neb.

FS1
106.7 FM
February 22
7:00 PM
DePaul
Verizon Center

CBSsn
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February 25
12:00 PM
St. Johns
New York, N.Y.

FSN
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