Auburn women to face TCU in Big 12/SEC Challenge

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PALO ALTO, CA – MARCH 22: Auburn Tigers head coach Terri Williams-Flournoy talks to reporters during a press conference a day before the NCAA Women’s basketball game between the Auburn Tigers and the BYU Cougars on March 23, 2019 at Maples Pavilion in Palo Alto, CA. (Photo by Bob Kupbens/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

AUBURN, Ala. – The Auburn women’s basketball team will make its second straight appearance in the Big 12/SEC Challenge in 2019 when the Tigers will face TCU, the conference office announced Monday.

Auburn will travel to Fort Worth, Texas, for the matchup with the Horned Frogs on Saturday, Dec. 7. Game time and TV information will be announced at a later date.

This will be Auburn’s third appearance in the Big 12/SEC Challenge. Last season, the Tigers hosted Oklahoma at Auburn Arena, earning a 95-79 victory. Auburn traveled to Kansas State during the 2016-17 season, falling to the Wildcats in Manhattan, Kan.

January 10, 2016: Auburn Tigers head coach Terri Williams-Flournoy talks to her players during a time out in a game between the Auburn Tigers and Tennessee Lady Volunteers at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN. The Lady Vols defeated the Tigers 79-52. (Photo by Bryan Lynn/Icon Sportswire) (Photo by Bryan Lynn/Icon Sportswire/Corbis via Getty Images)

Ten teams from the SEC and every team from the Big 12 take part in the Challenge each season. The format features five home games on campus sites for each conference per year. In 2019, games have been scheduled for dates between Wednesday, Dec. 4 and Sunday, Dec. 8.

The inaugural challenge was held in 2014 with the first 10-game slate in 2016. The SEC edged the Big 12, 6-4, that season with the conferences splitting the challenge, 5-5, the past two years.

2019 Big 12/SEC Challenge Schedule

Wednesday, Dec. 4

Georgia at Baylor

Thursday, Dec. 5

Iowa State at Alabama

Ole Miss at Texas Tech

Saturday, Dec. 7

LSU at Oklahoma

Auburn at TCU

Kansas State at Arkansas

Oklahoma State at Texas A&M

Sunday, Dec. 8

West Virginia at Mississippi State

Florida at Kansas

Texas at Tennessee

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