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Boston College Women's Basketball To Play Wisconsin In Big Ten-ACC Challenge

Eagles-Badgers in the Big Ten-ACC Women's Challenge

via bceagles.com

The Boston College women's basketball team will travel to Madison on Thursday, December 5 to take on the Wisconsin Badgers in the seventh annual Big Ten-ACC Challenge. This will be the second meeting between the two programs in the challenge. The Eagles traveled to Madison in 2011, falling 58-50. BC is 1-1 all-time against the Badgers winning the first meeting 76-70 in Chestnut Hill in 2003.

Overall, Boston College is 2-3 in the series, having participated in the five of the six Challenges and each of the last five.

L - Northwestern 67, Boston College 63 (Nov. 28, 2012)
L - Wisconsin 58, Boston College 50 (Nov. 30, 2011)
W - Boston College 113, Penn State 104 (OT) (Dec. 2, 2010)
W - Boston College 72, Iowa 67 (Dec. 2, 2009)
L - Minnesota 80, Boston College 60 (Dec. 4, 2008)

Boston College is coming off a 12-19 (5-13 ACC) year in head coach Erik Johnson's first year as head coach of the program. The Eagles lose just one senior to graduation -- senior guard Kerri Shields -- but add UConn forward transfer Lauren Engeln to the lineup in 2013-14.

The ACC is currently 41-27 in the overall challenge series. Complete 2013 Challenge schedule below.

Wednesday, December 4
Notre Dame at Penn State
Illinois at Georgia Tech
Virginia Tech at Indiana
Michigan State at Florida State

Thursday, December 5
N.C. State at Northwestern
Boston College at Wisconsin
Syracuse at Iowa
Purdue at Duke
Ohio State at Maryland
Nebraska at North Carolina
Michigan at Virginia
Miami at Minnesota