Gamecocks Travel To St. John's In 2012 SEC/Big East Challenge
June 1, 2012
COLUMBIA, S.C. - The University of South Carolina will travel to St. John's in the 2012 SEC/Big East Challenge next season, it was announced on Friday. The Gamecocks will travel to face the Red Storm on Nov. 29. ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU will combine to televise all 12 games of the three-day event. Times and network designations will be released at a later date.
The Gamecocks have faced St. John's on three previous occasions with the Red Storm holding a 3-0 advantage in the series. The 2012 matchup will mark the first between the two schools since the 1975-76 campaign.
Below is the series breakdown between the two schools:
This is the sixth year that the SEC and Big East have played each other as a part of an in-season event. Previously known as the SEC/Big East Invitational, the first four years of the event (2007-2010) featured four matchups between the two conferences from two neutral sites. The 12-team event was titled the Big East/SEC Challenge in 2011.
2012 SEC/BIG EAST CHALLENGE (times and networks are to be determined)
Friday, November 30, 2012
Saturday, December 1, 2012