The Southeastern Conference announced matchups for the inaugural Big 12/SEC Challenge and the Mizzou Tigers will host West Virginia at Mizzou Arena on Dec. 5. Game times and television assignments for the challenge will be announced at a later date. ESPN will provide exclusive coverage of all 10 games across it networks.
The Mizzou-WVU matchup is one of 10 games scheduled to be played between the two conferences. The series begins Nov. 14 when Alabama hosts Texas Tech in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Missouri and West Virginia have met twice on the hardwood, most recently on March 21, 2010, when the Tigers fell to the Final Four-bound Mountaineers in the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament in Buffalo, N.Y. The first meeting between the two programs also came in NCAA Tournament play with Mizzou earning an 89-78 win in Greensboro, N.C., in the first round.