An allotment of tickets for Kentucky’s matchup with UCLA in the CBS Sports Classic in Chicago on Dec. 20 is still available. Tickets range in price from $80 in the upper level to $145 in the lower bowl.
Tickets can be purchased by calling (800) 928-2287 or in person at the Joe Craft Center ticket office. Ticket office hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. UK is set to take on UCLA in the inaugural CBS Sports Classic in the United Center on Dec. 20. Prior to the Wildcats and Bruins taking the floor, North Carolina and Ohio State will meet in the first game of the event at 1 p.m. ET.
It will mark the first of three seasons in which the two blueblood programs will face off. UK and UCLA recently announced a home-and-home series that will begin Dec. 3, 2015 in Los Angeles. The Bruins will make a return trip to Rupp Arena in 2016.
The 2014 CBS Sports Classic marks the first of a three-year rotation featuring four of the nation’s top programs in an early-season showcase. The 2015 event will take place on Saturday, Dec. 19, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., while the 2016 doubleheader will be held in Las Vegas. Kentucky will take on Ohio State in 2015 and meet the Tar Heels in 2016.
As always, UK Athletics encourages all fans to buy tickets to our athletics events through the UK Ticket Office or Ticketmaster outlets. Tickets bought from anywhere other than those two outlets may not be valid, and buyers should beware.