CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 18: Hollis Thompson #1 of the Georgetown Hoyas looks on after a shot against the Virginia Commonwealth Rams in the first half during the second round of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at the United Center on March 18, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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The SEC-Big East Challenge begins today. Big East Linkage is catching you up on the early coverage of this year's event. There are four games tonight. To see the full schedule of games, click here.
DePaul Hosts Ole Miss at 9 p.m. (ESPNU): Here's the DePaul preview from their official athletic site. Here's the Ole Miss preview from their official athletic site. The series is tied 1-1. Ole Miss took the last meeting in 2007 at the San Juan Shootout.
Georgetown Goes South To Alabama at 9:30 p.m. (ESPN2/ESPN3): Our Georgetown site Casual Hoya talked about the game with SB Nation's Alabama site Roll Bama Roll. Here's the preview from the official Alabama athletic site. Here's the preview from the Georgetown official athletic site. The series is tied 2-2. Georgetown won the last meeting in Birmingham during the 2007-08 incarnation of the Challenge.