USF hoops hosts Georgia in Big East-SEC Challenge
USF men's basketball, coming off the best season in its history, has landed a home game in this year's Big East-SEC Challenge, as the Bulls will play host to Georgia on Nov. 30 as part of the 12-game event.
It should make for a big weekend for the Bulls -- the game is the night before the regular-season finale for football, a home game against Pittsburgh. The Bulls last played in the Big East-SEC Challenge in 2009, losing to Vanderbilt in Nashville. It's another big home date for USF as it opens the newly renovated Sun Dome for basketball this fall.
With 12 teams playing in the event, three Big East teams are sitting out this season -- Louisville, Connecticut and outgoing Pittsburgh. The SEC's two newest members, Texas A&M and Missouri, are sitting out this year, with the league's traditional 12 teams filling their side.
Here's the full lineup: Nov. 29 -- Kentucky at Notre Dame, Marquette at Florida, South Carolina at St. John's, Seton Hall at LSU; Nov. 30 -- Syracuse at Arkansas, Tennessee at Georgetown, DePaul at Auburn, Georgia at USF; Dec. 1 -- Alabama at Cincinnati, Villanova at Vanderbilt, Mississippi State at Providence, Rutgers at Mississippi.