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Nebraska to Face NC State In The Big Ten/ACC Challenge

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Another piece has been added to the 2021-22 Husker basketball schedule

NCAA Basketball: Big Ten Conference Tournament- Nebraska vs Penn State Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

Fred Hoiberg and his squad will head to Raleigh, NC to take on the North Carolina State Wolfpack in the 2021 Big Ten/ACC Challenge. The Huskers will not only be making their first trip to Raleigh but this will also be the first time these two teams will have met on the hardcourt.

NC State went 14-11 and 9-8 in conference play last season which placed them roughly in the middle of the ACC. The Wolfpack ended up making it to the second round of the NIT before their season came to an end. They are coached by 4th year head coach Kevin Keatts.

The game will take place on Wednesday, December 1st. Start time will be determined later on. The Huskers are 5-5 lifetime in the Challenge. Their last win was against Clemson back in 2018.

The full Big/Ten ACC schedule is as follows:

Monday, November 29

Notre Dame at Illinois

Iowa at Virginia

Tuesday, November 30

Indiana at Syracuse

Minnesota at Pittsburgh

Northwestern at Wake Forest

Duke at Ohio State

Florida State at Purdue

Clemson at Rutgers

Wednesday, December 1

Virginia Tech at Maryland

Michigan at North Carolina

Louisville at Michigan State

Nebraska at NC State

Miami at Penn State

Wisconsin at Georgia Tech