SEC/Big 12 games released: Georgia to face Texas

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The SEC released the slate of games for next season’s SEC/Big 12 Challenge, and Georgia will again take part, one of the 10 SEC teams who will take part in the renewal of the annual competition between the conferences.

The Bulldogs will again face Texas. The game will be played Jan. 26 at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens.

Georgia is 1-2 in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge. The Bulldogs defeated Texas in Athens in 2017, 59-57. They lost to Baylor in 2016 and Kansas State last season. Both of the losses were in road games.

The SEC announced that all 10 games will appear on an ESPN network. Four of the games will be televised by ESPN, four by ESPN2 and two by ESPNU.

This will be the sixth season of the SEC/Big 12 Challenge.

The times and networks for each game will be announced later.

Here is the list of the remaining nine games:

> Alabama at Baylor

> Arkansas at Texas Tech

> Florida at TCU

> Kansas at Kentucky

> Iowa State at Ole Miss

> South Carolina at Oklahoma State

> West Virginia at Tennessee

> Kansas State at Texas A&M

> Vanderbilt at Oklahoma

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