Big Ten media rights reports focus on college football, which drives the revenue, but the new partnerships will also involve college basketball. With the B1G reportedly cutting ties with ESPN and turning to FOX, CBS and NBC, there’s uncertainty surrounding the popular ACC/B1G Challenge on the hardwood.

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ESPN helped create the challenge and currently holds the rights to all games. Andy Katz of the Big Ten Network shared that the conferences and their media partners could come to a new arrangement. The easiest way to solve the issue would be if ESPN handled the ACC’s home games while another network handled the games hosted by B1G teams.

Katz points out, however, that even if a media arrangement could be worked out, the B1G may not wish to continue the ACC challenge after expanding to add USC and UCLA to the B1G conference schedule. Katz adds that while a TV split makes it possible to continue, it doesn’t help with the likelihood of the Challenge continuing with the new partnership.