ESPN announced the television network designations and start times for the 2014 SEC/Big 12 Challenge Presented by Sonic on Tuesday, with the Commodores facing off against the Baylor Bears on Thursday, December 4, at 6 p.m. in a game that will be televised by ESPNU. This will be the 10th overall meeting between the two schools, with Vanderbilt holding an 8-1 all-time advantage in the series.
This is the second season that the SEC and the Big 12 Conference have met on the hardwood in an inter-conference event. All 10 of the Big 12’s teams and 10 of the SEC’s 14 member institutions participate in the annual event. Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi State and Texas A&M will not play this year.
The last meeting between the Bears and Commodores came on December 8, 1984, in a game Vanderbilt won, 84-81, at Memorial Gym.
2014 SEC/Big 12 Challenge Presented by Sonic
Wednesday, December 3
Auburn @ Texas Tech – SEC Network / ESPN3 (9 p.m. ET)
Thursday, December 4
LSU @ West Virginia – ESPN2 (7 p.m. ET)
Baylor @ Vanderbilt – ESPNU (7 p.m. ET)
Arkansas @ Iowa State – ESPN2 (9 p.m. ET)
TCU @ Ole Miss – ESPNU (9 p.m. ET)
Friday, December 5
Texas @ Kentucky – ESPN (7 p.m. ET)
Florida @ Kansas – ESPN (9 p.m. ET)
Missouri @ Oklahoma – ESPNU (9:30 p.m. ET)
Saturday, December 6
Oklahoma State @ South Carolina – ESPNU (Noon ET)
Kansas State @ Tennessee – ESPN2 (3:15 p.m. ET)