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Times, networks announced for SEC/Big 12 Challenge

Kentucky Wildcats head coach John Calipari talks before his television interview with Kansas Jayhawks head coach Bill Self before their men's NCAA Final Four college basketball game in New Orleans



The times and the networks for the 10 games featured in the third annual SEC/Big 12 Challenge have been announced.

All of the games will be played on January 30th, with the headliner being a battle between Kentucky and Kansas, two consensus top five teams that will likely receive votes for No. 1 in the country when the preseason polls are released.

There are three other tantalizing matchups to keep an eye on: Oklahoma’s visit to LSU, Iowa State’s trip to take on Texas A&M and Vanderbilt making their way down to Austin to play Texas.

Anyway, here is the schedule:

Noon: Vanderbilt at Texas, ESPN or ESPN2

Noon: West Virginia at Florida, ESPN or ESPN2

1 p.m.: Ole Miss at Kansas State, ESPNU

2 p.m.: Tennessee at TCU, ESPN2

4 p.m.: Texas Tech at Arkansas, ESPNU

6 p.m.: Georgia at Baylor, ESPN2

8 p.m.: Oklahoma State at Auburn, ESPN2

No earlier than 2 p.m.; No later than 7 p.m.

  • Oklahoma at LSU, ESPN
  • Iowa State at Texas A&M, ESPN
  • Kentucky at Kansas, ESPN