Kentucky to face North Carolina in 2018 CBS Sports Classic in Chicago

NEW ORLEANS (UK Athletics/WKYT) - Chicago’s United Center was announced Saturday as the site for the 2018 CBS Sports Classic that features Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio State and UCLA in a college hoops doubleheader.

The fifth annual CBS Sports Classic will take place Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018 at the United Center in Chicago. It will be the second time the showcase will be contested at the venue. The matchups in 2018 will include Kentucky vs. North Carolina – a rematch of last season’s memorable Elite Eight matchup – and Ohio State vs. UCLA.

Ticket information for the 2018 CBS Sports Classic will be available at a later date.

The CBS Sports Classic has been held at four different venues across the country in the event’s first four seasons: the United Center in 2014 (with a return in 2018), Barclays Center in Brooklyn in 2015, T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas in 2016 and Smoothie King Center in New Orleans in 2017.