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MM 10.30: Maryland to face Clemson in ACC/Big Ten Challenge, per report

This is the Maryland Minute, a short story followed by a roundup of Terps-related news.

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Maryland men’s basketball will reportedly travel to face the Clemson Tigers as part of the 2020 ACC/Big Ten Challenge, according to CBS Sports’s Jon Rothstein.

The team’s spokesperson would not confirm if the matchup has been planned or scheduled.

The Terps and Tigers know each other well, but will need to be reacquainted after a long hiatus from facing off.

Maryland has faced Clemson the fifth-most out of any program in college basketball, posting an 85-46 record in 131 games. After winning four consecutive matchups between 2010-2013, Maryland suffered a 77-73 double overtime loss to the Tigers on March 2, 2014, the last time these teams played.

Maryland has gone 1-5 in the challenge since joining the Big Ten in 2014, winning its first game last season against Notre Dame. As a member of the ACC, the Terps posted a 10-5 record.

Here are the other reported matchups in this year’s challenge:

  • UNC vs. Iowa
  • Michigan State vs. Virginia
  • Louisville vs. Wisconsin
  • Purdue vs. Miami
  • Penn State vs. Virginia Tech
  • Ohio State vs. Notre Dame
  • Illinois vs. Duke
  • Georgia Tech vs. Nebraska
  • Pittsburgh vs. Northwestern
  • Maryland vs. Clemson
  • Boston College vs. Minnesota
  • Syracuse vs. Rutgers
  • Indiana vs. Florida State
  • NC State vs. Michigan

In other news

Wes posted the official preview of Maryland football vs. Minnesota, which kick off at 7:30 p.m. Friday night.

Maryland Athletic Director Damon Evans had his One Maryland Address Thursday evening, giving updates on many key projects.

Maryland football has its game captains for Friday’s matchup.

The team also acknowledged its student athletes of the week.

Maryland men’s basketball threw it back to John Gilchrist and the 2004 ACC Tournament.

Maryland women’s basketball’s 2019-20 freshman class certainly has room to flex.

Maryland men’s soccer alum Eryk Williamson had quite a beautiful goal late Wednesday night for Portland Timbers.

Maryland women’s soccer is supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month despite not having competitions.