The college basketball season is roughly three weeks away from starting, and we still don’t have an official schedule and we still don’t have a clear idea of where the Kentucky Wildcats will be playing the Kansas Jayhawks in the Champions Classic.
The Champions Classic was originally scheduled to take place in Orlando in a “bubble” type environment. However, those plans were scrapped recently after teams couldn’t agree of Covid-19 protocols.
Now it looks like the two games (Michigan State vs Duke, Kansas vs Kentucky) could take place on campus.
Adam Zagoria took to Twitter to report that there is a “good chance” that Michigan State will play their game against Duke at Cameron Indoor Stadium and that Kansas and Kentucky would also be on a campus.
However, Zagoria also said that could change and that both games could still end up in Indianapolis.
This could ultimately mean that Kansas could be coming to Rupp Arena for the matchup or Kentucky could have a tough road matchup in Allen Fieldhouse. Since the last time these two teams met was at Rupp in 2018, perhaps that will make a stronger case for Kansas to host this game.
While we are in difficult times due to the coronavirus this may be the only way to make these games happen, but it would be a pretty tough and unfortunate draw for the two teams that have to make road trips in these matchups.
It appears that this is a very fluid situation, and we will bring you any updates as information is released.
Source says as of right now there's a 'good chance' Michigan State will play at Duke in their Champions Classic game and UK/KU would also be on a campus.— Adam Zagoria (@AdamZagoria) November 2, 2020
But that could change. "Tomorrow could be in Indy," source says.
Games were originally slated for Orlando. https://t.co/Mk421qlUE4