2018 CBS Sports Classic

Dec. 22, 2018 | United Center | Chicago

Ohio State vs. UCLA

Kentucky vs. North Carolina

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Ohio State logo VS. UCLA logo
Dec. 22
VS. UCLA logo
Dec. 22

Plan Your Trip

The 2018 CBS Sports Classic will take place at the United Center in Chicago on Dec. 22, 2018. Through exclusive room blocks, fans in need of hotel accommodations can secure the lowest rates at many of Chicago's best properties to complete your weekend itineraries. Additional details will be forthcoming later this year.

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Participating Teams

The four teams of the CBS Sports Classic are among the nation's most historic programs, accounting for 26 national championships and 180 NCAA Tournament appearances. They are among the all-time winningest programs in NCAA history, accounting for more than 8,000 combined victories.


Head Coach: John Calipari
Website: www.ukathletics.com
2017-18 Record: 26-11
NCAA Championships: 8
Final Four Appearances: 17
NCAA Tournament Appearances: 57

North Carolina

Head Coach: Roy Williams
Website: www.goheels.com
2017-18 Record: 26-11
NCAA Championships: 6
Final Four Appearances: 19
NCAA Tournament Appearances: 49

Ohio State

Head Coach: Chris Holtmann
Website: www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com
2017-18 Record: 25-9
NCAA Championships: 1
Final Four Appearances: 11
NCAA Tournament Appearances: 28


Head Coach: Steve Alford
Website: www.uclabruins.com
2017-18 Record: 21-12
NCAA Championships: 11
Final Four Appearances: 17
NCAA Tournament Appearances: 46

CBS Sports Classic History

2016 CBS Sports Classic

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas
Dec. 17, 2016
Attendance: 19,298
UCLA 86, Ohio State 73 | Recap | Box Score
Kentucky 103, North Carolina 100 | Recap | Box Score

2015 CBS Sports Classic

Barclays Center, Brooklyn
Dec. 19, 2015
Attendance: 16,311
North Carolina 89, UCLA 76 | Recap | Box Score
Ohio State 74, Kentucky 67 | Recap | Box Score

2014 CBS Sports Classic

United Center, Chicago
Dec. 20, 2014
Attendance: 19,726
North Carolina 82, Ohio State 74 | Recap | Box Score
Kentucky 83, UCLA 44 | Recap | Box Score

All Time Series Records:
Kentucky: 2-1
North Carolina: 2-1
Ohio State: 1-2
UCLA: 1-2

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