Auburn basketball to play Texas Tech in SEC/Big 12 Challenge
By Stu McCann
AUBURN - AL — Another piece is in place for Bruce Pearl and the Auburn Tigers 2014-15 schedule.The SEC announced that Auburn will travel to Texas Tech as part of the SEC/Big 12 Challenge. The game is scheduled for December 3.The Red Raiders went 14-18 last season under coach Tubby Smith. It will be the first game between the two programs since 1963.It's the third non conference trip Auburn has set up for next season. Pearl announced this week that the Tigers will play at Colorado in addition to the previously scheduled trip to Clemson. The team is also expected to be part of ESPN's Tip-Off Marathon and The SEC/Big 12 Challenge will match ten teams from each league against one another. The Big 12 was 7-3 last season in the first year of the event.Every game in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge will be featured on ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU.
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