Originally written on roundballchat.com  |  Last updated 11/13/14
It’s once again time for the ACC/ Big Ten Challenge. This event started in 1999 and the ACC won the first 10 challenges but the Big Ten is on a roll winning the last 3 challenges. Check out my previews and predictions of Virginia at Wisconsin and Purdue at Clemson. Virginia Coach: Tony Bennett (3 seasons at Virginia 53-41) Overall 122-74, 6 years 2011-12: Record 22-10 overall, 9-7 in ACC (Tie 4th) Starters Returning (3) Jontel Evans, Joe Harris, Akil Mitchell Preseason Tournament: NIT Tip-Off Top Non-Conference Games: vs. Tennessee, at Wisconsin Transfer Out: KT Harrell (Auburn), James Johnson (San Diego State) Transfer In : Anthony Gill (South Carolina) Finally, Virginia got back to the NCAA tournament. In doing so they won the most games (22) for the program in 17 years. What a great job Tony Bennett has done rebuilding this program, last year they finished the season with 7 scholarship players. The Cavaliers lose 2 of their top 3 scorers from last season, but they do bring back 3...
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