Times, Networks Revealed for 2020 Big 12/SEC Challenge

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Courtesy of the Big 12 Conference

The times and ESPN networks have been announced for the men’s basketball 2020 Big 12/SEC Challenge.

The seventh annual event will consist of 10 games played on Saturday, January 25, as every Big 12 member faces 10 squads from the Southeastern Conference. The leagues are coming off a season in which both featured a team in the Final Four as Texas Tech was the national runner-up while Auburn played in a national semifinal. Additionally, Texas captured the postseason NIT championship.

This will mark the fifth consecutive year for all games to be played in one day. ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU will combine to televise the contests with ESPN’s College GameDay originating from one of the sites.

Big 12 teams are 35-25 (.583) in the Big 12/SEC Challenge after a 6-4 advantage in 2019. The Big 12 has a yearly Challenge record of 4-1-1 with wins in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2019. The tie occurred in 2017 (in case of a tie, the trophy stays with the conference that won it the previous season).

2020 Big 12/SEC Challenge – Saturday, January 25 (all times Central)

  • Iowa State at Auburn (ESPN/2/U), 11:00 a.m.
  • Missouri at West Virginia (ESPN/2/U), 11:00 a.m.
  • LSU at Texas (ESPN/2/U), 1:00 p.m.
  • Mississippi State at Oklahoma (ESPN/2/U), 1:00 p.m.
  • Oklahoma State at Texas A&M (ESPN/2/U), 3:00 p.m.
  • Tennessee at Kansas (ESPN/2), 3:00 p.m.
  • TCU at Arkansas (ESPN/2/U), 3:00 p.m.
  • K-State at Alabama (ESPN2), 5:00 p.m.
  • Kentucky at Texas Tech (ESPN), 5:00 p.m.
  • Baylor at Florida (ESPN), 7:00 p.m.
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Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids and graduated from Valley Heights High School in 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications. In 2002 Derek joined Taylor Communications, Inc. in Salina, Kansas working in digital media for 550 AM KFRM and 100.9 FM KCLY. Following that stop, he joined Dierking Communications, Inc. stations KNDY AM & FM as a board operator and fill-in sports play-by-play announcer. Starting in 2005 Derek joined the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network as a Studio Coordinator at 101 The Fox in Kansas City, a role he would serve for 15 years culminating in the Super Bowl LIV Championship game broadcast. In 2021 he moved to Audacy, formerly known as Entercom Communications, Inc. and 106.5 The Wolf and 610 Sports Radio, the new flagship stations of the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, the largest radio network in the NFL. Through all of this, Derek continues to serve as the Digital Media Director for Sunflower State Radio, the digital and social media operations of Dierking Communications, Inc. and the 6 radio stations it owns and operates across Kansas.