Gamecocks Welcome Notre Dame for ACC/SEC Challenge Nov. 28

Published: Jun. 28, 2023 at 1:01 PM EDT
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BRISTOL, Conn. – South Carolina will face Notre Dame in the inaugural ACC/SEC Challenge on Nov. 28 at Colonial Life Arena ESPN announced on Wednesday. Tipoff is slated for 7 p.m. (ET) with coverage details, including platform designations and commentator information, announced in the fall.

It marks the first matchup between the two schools since a non-conference game on Feb. 4, 1984 at Carolina Coliseum. The Gamecocks were victorious 52-42.

The Fighting Irish lead the all-time series 10-5 and 4-3 in road matchups.

The two programs played 15 straight seasons from 1969-1984. The first ever meeting between the two schools was a top-25 matchup on a neutral floor at the Sugar Bowl Classic in New Orleans on Dec. 30, 1969. Notre Dame edged Carolina, 84-83, in overtime thanks to 43 points from All-American Austin Carr.

The ACC/SEC Men’s Challenge will take place over back-to-back days Tuesday, Nov. 28 and Wednesday, Nov. 29, while the ACC/SEC Women’s Challenge is slated for Nov. 29 and 30. Both men’s and women’s Challenge events will feature games across ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ACC Network and SEC Network.