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Wildcats to Play Notre Dame in SEC/Big East Challenge

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The UK men’s basketball team will take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Nov. 29 in the 2012 SEC/Big East Challenge, ESPN announced on Friday. The squads will meet in South Bend, Ind., at a time yet to be determined.

The SEC/Big East Challenge will feature 12 schools in the SEC competing against 12 schools from the Big East over a three day period beginning Nov. 29.

The Wildcats lead the all-time series against the Irish, 42-18; however Notre Dame holds an 8-6 advantage over Kentucky in South Bend. UK defeated the Irish in the most recent meeting, 72-58 in Louisville during the 2011 season. The last time the two teams met in South Bend, the Irish bested the Cats, 77-67, in the 2009 NIT, ending UK’s season.

Only matchups and dates have been determined. Game times and networks will be announced at a later date.

2012 SEC/BIG EAST CHALLENGE

Thursday, November 29th
• Kentucky at Notre Dame

• South Carolina at St. John’s
• Seton Hall at LSU
• Marquette at Florida

Friday, November 30th
• Georgia at South Florida
• DePaul at Auburn
• Tennessee at Georgetown
• Syracuse at Arkansas

Saturday, December 1st
• Mississippi State at Providence
• Rutgers at Ole Miss
• Alabama at Cincinnati
• Villanova at Vanderbilt


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