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2017 SEC/Big 12 Challenge matchups set for January 28


On Tuesday, the Worldwide Leader announced the full slate of matchups for this season’s SEC/Big 12 Challenge for the upcoming college basketball season. This year’s challenge will take place on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017.

Headlining the SEC/Big 12 Challenge for 2017 is an intriguing matchup between top-ranked preseason teams, No. 4 Kansas at No. 3 Kentucky.

Seven of the 10 games will be televised on ESPN or ESPN2, one game on ESPN2 or ESPNU and two games will air on ESPNU. All 10 games will also be available via WatchESPN.

The full list of matchups can be seen below:

  • Texas at Georgia
  • Baylor at Ole Miss
  • No. 4 Kansas at No. 3 Kentucky
  • No. 19 Texas A&M at No. 15 West Virginia 
  • Florida at No. 18 Oklahoma
  • No. 22 Iowa State at Vanderbilt
  • Kansas State at Tennessee
  • Arkansas at Oklahoma State
  • Auburn at TCU
  • LSU vs. Texas Tech

In the last three years, the Big 12 has dominated the challenge with 20 victories.

Which matchup are you looking forward to the most and will the SEC finally be able to come out on top? Sound off in the comments section below with your thoughts and predictions.

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*Featured Photo (above) credit to USA TODAY Sports

Josh studied journalism at Seton Hill University. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Campus Sports. Josh is currently a member of the FWAA and USBWA. His work has been featured on Sports Illustrated,,, and many others.
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