Calipari sets CBS Sports Classic; Cats play UCLA in Chicago

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by WHAS11

WHAS11.com

Posted on May 7, 2014 at 4:49 PM

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WHAS11)—John Calipari has another big even finished for the Wildcats basketball schedule over the next few years.

It was announced on Wednesday the three year deal to play in the CBS Sports Classic. This is similar to the Champion’s Classic that Kentucky has been a part of for the previous three years and is set to start a second go-through of this coming season.

UK will play UCLA in Chicago this year in the CBS Sports Classic and they will play Kansas in the Champions Classic Nov. 18 in Indianapolis, the site of the 2015 Final Four. 

In 2015, the Wildcats will face the Ohio State Buckeyes in Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, a usual stop on the early season roster for Calipari teams since it’s opening. In 2016 UK will face rival North Carolina in Las Vegas.

Also announced was UK’s opponent in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge. Kentucky will play host to Texas in Rupp Arena during the coming season.
 

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