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UCLA to Face Kentucky in CBS Sports Classic in Cleveland

Oct 29, 2020
Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland

The UCLA men's basketball team will play against Kentucky in the CBS Sports Classic at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland on Dec. 19.
The 2020 edition will mark the seventh annual CBS Sports Classic and feature the first meeting between UCLA and Kentucky since the two programs faced each other in Dec. 2017 at the CBS Sports Classic in New Orleans.
This season's doubleheader in Cleveland will begin with a non-conference showdown between North Carolina and Ohio State (11 a.m. PT). The Bruins will take the floor against Kentucky in the second game of the day.

Fan attendance at the 2020 CBS Sports Classic continues to be evaluated. The health and safety of fans and everyone involved in this event is a top priority, and any fan attendance policies will, at a minimum, follow the guidelines outlined in the Responsible RestartOhio plan. Future announcements related to fan attendance will be made at the appropriate time. Fans can also register to receive event alerts by registering online at
Cleveland will be the fifth city to host the CBS Sports Classic in its seven-year history, following Chicago (2014, 2018), Brooklyn (2015), Las Vegas (2016, 2019) and New Orleans (2017).
Both matchups in Cleveland will be nationally televised on CBS.
UCLA's complete non-conference schedule has not been finalized. The Pac-12 Conference's weekly schedule pairings were unveiled on Thursday morning (more information here).