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Georgia to face USF in 2012 SEC/Big East Challenge
SEC/Big East Challenge (2011)

Daniel Shirey-US PRESSWIRE

The Georgia Bulldogs will face the USF Bulls in the 2012 SEC/Big East Challenge. The full pairings were announced today by ESPN.

Georgia will travel to face USF at the Sun Dome in Tampa on Friday, Nov. 30, 2012. The game will be televised by ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU. The game will be the first ever meeting between the two schools.

South Florida finished the 2011-12 season 22-14 overall and 12-6 in the Big East, which placed them in a three-way tie for fourth with Georgetown and Cincinnati. The Bulls played in the 2012 NCAA Tournament, beating Cal in the First Four and Temple in the 2nd round before falling to Temple.

Listed below is the full schedule for the 2012 SEC/Big East Challenge:

Thursday, Nov. 29

  • Kentucky at Notre Dame
  • Marquette at Florida
  • South Carolina at St. John’s
  • Seton Hall at LSU

Friday, Nov. 30

  • Syracuse at Arkansas
  • Tennessee at Georgetown
  • DePaul at Auburn
  • Georgia at South Florida

Saturday, Dec. 1

  • Alabama at Cincinnati
  • Villanova at Vanderbilt
  • Mississippi State at Providence
  • Rutgers at Mississippi

Georgia’s 2012-13 schedule is nearing completion. A date for the home game against USC has yet to be announced, and the Dawgs are also looking for a home game on Dec. 15.

The Bulldogs open the 2012-13 season at home against Jacksonville on Friday, Nov. 9.

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