2017 CBS Sports Classic

Dec. 23, 2017 | Smoothie King Center | New Orleans

North Carolina vs. Ohio State, 1:30 p.m. ET

Kentucky vs. UCLA, 4 p.m. ET

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CBS Sports Classic Tickets

Tickets for the 2017 CBS Sports Classic will go on sale on Friday, Oct. 20 at 10 a.m. CT. Tickets start at $50 and guarantee admission to both contests. Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com. Fans looking for seats within their school blocks on gameday can choose from the following locations:
North Carolina: Sections 101-106 and 301-308      Kentucky: Sections 107-112 and 308-316
Ohio State: Sections 113-118 and 316-324      UCLA: Sections 119-124 and 324-332

Plan Your Trip

The 2017 CBS Sports Classic will take place at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, La. Through exclusive room blocks, fans in need of hotel accommodations can secure the lowest rates at many of the New Orleans' best properties to complete their weekend itineraries.

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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 177 NCAA Tournament appearances. They are among the all-time winningest programs in NCAA history, accounting for more than 7,900 combined victories.

Kentucky


Head Coach: John Calipari
Website: www.ukathletics.com
2016-17 Record: 32-6
NCAA Championships: 8
Final Four Appearances: 17
NCAA Tournament Appearances: 56

North Carolina


Head Coach: Roy Williams
Website: www.goheels.com
2016-17 Record: 33-7
NCAA Championships: 6
Final Four Appearances: 19
NCAA Tournament Appearances: 48

Ohio State


Head Coach: Chris Holtmann
Website: www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com
2016-17 Record: 17-15
NCAA Championships: 1
Final Four Appearances: 11
NCAA Tournament Appearances: 27

UCLA


Head Coach: Steve Alford
Website: www.uclabruins.com
2016-17 Record: 31-5
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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