On Wednesday, the Florida Gators learned they had drawn the West Virginia Mountaineers for the annual SEC / Big 12 Challenge. The game is scheduled for January 30, 2021 as part of the ten game cross-confernce challenge.
In 2019, the SEC and Big 12 managed five wins to tie for the Challenge title. Over the last four years, both conferences have won twenty games, showing the parity amongst the two leagues.
Last year, Florida dropped a 72-61 game against No. 1 Baylor as part of the Challenge. The Gators met the Mountaineers in the 2015-16 Challenge with Florida winning 88-71. The two teams also met in the Jimmy V Classic in December 2018, with the Gators taking a 66-56 victory.
Florida is still rounding out it’s non-conference schedule, which should be released in the coming hours.