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Orlando reportedly could host Champions Classic in a bubble

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Kentucky vs. Kansas could take place in the Orlando Bubble

How Kentucky and Kansas match up before Tuesdayâs showdown John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/Tribune News Service via Getty Images

We finally know where the Champions Classic, and many other early season tournaments and events. Orlando is the choice for eight early season tournaments, according to Jon Rothstein.

Per Rothstein, the Champions Classic, Jimmy V Classic, Wooden Legacy, Preseason NIT, Orlando Invitational, Charleston Classic, Myrtle Beach Invitational, and the Diamond Head Classic are scheduled to take place in the Orlando Bubble.

Orlando was chosen because of the success of the NBA bubble in Orlando and the isolation of players from any outside contact.

Rothstein also said that fans are currently not scheduled to be in attendance for any of the events, to no one’s surprise.

This report also comes a day after the Battle 4 Atlantis was announced in South Dakota at the Sanford Pentagon and the Maui Invitational was announced to take place in either Indianapolis or Asheville.

As of now, we do not have an exact date for the Champions Classic, which was originally scheduled for November 10th. Kentucky vs. Kansas and Duke vs Michigan State are the Champions Classic games for this season.

The NCAA is targeting Nov. 21 as the start date for the 2020-21 college basketball season. In recent years, the Champions Classic has been on the opening day of college hoops. This is also the day Kentucky plays Alabama in football. Hopefully, the Champions Classic would be on a different day and wouldn’t have to compete against what could be the biggest game of Kentucky’s 2020 football season.