Kentucky-Kansas Game Part of ESPN's College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon

Aug. 25, 2011

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The UK men’s basketball game against Kansas on Nov. 15, has been set for a 9:00 p.m. tip and is part of ESPN’s College Hoops Tip-off Marathon.

As a part of the inaugural State Farm Champions Classic, the UK-KU game will be a match-up of the two winningest teams in college basketball history. The game will be televised on ESPN and will be played in historic Madison Square Garden in New York City.

The Wildcats lead the all-time series with the Jayhawks, 19-6, however the two haven’t met since Kansas defeated Kentucky in the second round of the 2007 NCAA Tournament in Chicago.

The schedule for the 24-hour marathon is as follows:

Tuesday, November 15:

  • 12 am ET – Washington State @ Gonzaga, ESPN
  • 2 am ET – Northern Iowa @ St. Mary’s, ESPN
  • 4 am ET – South Alabama @ Hawaii, ESPN
  • 6 am ET – Drexel @ Rider, ESPN
  • 8 am ET – Morehead State @ College of Charleston, ESPN
  • 10 am ET – Kent State @ West Virginia, ESPN
  • 12 pm ET – Belmont @ Memphis, EA Sports Maui Invitational, ESPN
  • 2 pm ET – San Diego State @ Baylor, ESPN
  • 4 pm ET – Rhode Island @ Texas, TicketCity Legends Classic, ESPN
  • 4 pm ET – Louisville @ Texas A&M (women), ESPNU
  • 6 pm ET – Miami @ Tennessee (women), State Farm Tip-Off Classic, ESPN2
  • 6 pm ET – TBD @ Virginia Tech, DICK’S Sporting Goods NIT Season Tip-Off, ESPNU
  • 7 pm ET – Duke v. Michigan State, State Farm Champions Classic, ESPN
  • 8 pm ET – Florida @ Ohio State, ESPN2
  • 9 pm ET – Kentucky v. Kansas, State Farm Champions Classic, ESPN
  • 10 pm ET – Austin Peay @ California, CBE Classic, ESPN2
  • 11 pm ET – TBD @ Stanford, DICK’S Sporting Goods NIT Season Tip-Off, ESPNU
  • TBD – TBD @ Syracuse, DICK’S Sporting Goods NIT Season Tip-Off, ESPN3.com
  • TBD – Arkansas-Pine Bluff @ Oklahoma State, DICK’S Sporting Goods NIT Season Tip-Off, ESPN3.com