National title game rematch slated

Updated: July 15, 2009, 5:49 PM ET
ESPN.com

Michigan State will visit North Carolina in a rematch of the national championship game, highlighting the 11th annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge.

The Spartans and Tar Heels will meet on Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 9 p.m. ET (ESPN). The teams met twice last season, with North Carolina winning both games at Ford Field in Detroit, including April's title clincher.

It's one of 11 games in the series, which begins on Monday, Nov. 30 with Penn State visiting Virginia (7 p.m. ET, ESPN2).

Games set for Tuesday, Dec. 1 (in addition to Michigan State-North Carolina) include Wake Forest at Purdue (7 p.m. ET, ESPN), Northwestern at North Carolina State (7 p.m. ET, ESPNU), Maryland at Indiana (7:30 p.m. ET, ESPN2) and Virginia Tech at Iowa (9:30 p.m. ET, ESPN2).

The schedule for Wednesday, Dec. 2 includes Illinois at Clemson (7:15 p.m. ET, ESPN), Minnesota at Miami (7:15 p.m. ET, ESPNU), Boston College at Michigan (7:30 p.m. ET, ESPN2), Duke at Wisconsin (9:15 p.m. ET, ESPN) and Florida State at Ohio State (9:30 p.m. ET, ESPN2).