Tuesday afternoon the Big 12 and Southeastern Conference announced a basketball challenge series which will take place during the upcoming 2013-14 season.
The challenge will consist of ten games which will start on November 14th with a game that will pair Texas Tech and Alabama. And the series will conclude on December 21st with an Oklahoma and Texas A&M match-up that will be played in Houston at the Toyota Center.
Here is a rundown of the full challenge schedule and pairings:
Thursday, November 14
Texas Tech at Alabama
Monday, December 2
Vanderbilt at Texas
Auburn at Iowa State
Thursday, December 5
Mississippi at Kansas State
West Virginia at Missouri
TCU at Mississippi State
Friday, December 6
Baylor vs. Kentucky [Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, Texas]
South Carolina at Oklahoma State
Tuesday, December 10
Kansas at Florida
Saturday, December 21
Oklahoma vs. Texas A&M [Toyota Center, Houston, Texas]
This will be the first such challenge for the Big 12 Conference since their previous agreement with the then Pac-10 which ended in 2010.