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Kentucky vs. Texas Tech in SEC/Big 12 Challenge, per report

This will be a great matchup of two Final Four contenders.

NCAA Men’s Final Four - National Championship - Texas Tech v Virginia Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

We now know who the Kentucky Wildcats will be facing in the 2019 SEC/Big 12 Challenge.

After hosting the Kansas Jayhawks last season, many assumed a return trip to Lawrence was in the cards for the 2019-20 season.

Instead, Kentucky will head to Lubbock for a clash with the Texas Tech Red Raiders, according to Jon Rothstein.

The Red Raiders who went 31-7 last season, are coming off an overtime loss to the Virginia Cavaliers in the NCAA National Championship Game. Head coach Chris Beard has taken Texas Tech from being a middle-of-the-pack Big 12 team to now becoming a legitimate Final Four contender, something they’ll once again be next season.

This will be a major challenge for the Wildcats, perhaps the biggest road test in the regular season. Most preseason polls have the Red Raiders inside the top 15.

What are your thoughts on playing at Texas Tech next season?