State Farm Champions Classic
November 13, 2013 @ 12:30 am – 1:30 am
1901 West Madison Street
Chicago, IL 60612
The third annual State Farm Champions Classic will be held Tuesday, November 12 at the United Center in Chicago. The matchups and start times are:
6:30 PM – Michigan State vs. Kentucky
8:30 PM – Kansas vs. Duke
The State Farm Champions Classic Features:
- Four of the top six teams in the nation in an ESPN.com early men’s preseason top 25: Kentucky is No. 1, Michigan State is No. 3, Kansas is No. 5 and Duke is No. 6.
- Three of the top four all-time winningest men’s college basketball programs: Kentucky (first), Kansas (second) and Duke (fourth).
- A combined 17 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championships (since 1939): Kentucky (eight), Duke (four), Kansas (three) and Michigan State (two).
- A total of 24 NCAA Final Four appearances in the past 21 years: Duke (seven), Michigan State (six), Kansas (six) and Kentucky (five).