Kentucky to play UCLA in inaugural CBS Sports Classic

Aaron Harrison - photo by Walter Cornett |
Aaron Harrison – photo by Walter Cornett |

has added a marquee event to the 2014-15 schedule.

UK will participate in the inaugural Sports Classic for the next three years along with North Carolina, and UCLA.

The event, which will pit four of the winningest programs in college basketball history against one another, will rotate though the cities of Chicago (2014), Brooklyn (2015) and Las Vegas (2016). UK will play on Dec. 20 at 3:30 p.m. ET in the United Center – following the - game at 1 p.m. ET — in the inaugural year of the series.

Each team will play each other in an annual round-robin format. will play the following season in Brooklyn on Dec. 19, 2015, and then match up with in the third year of the event on Dec. 17, 2016 in Las Vegas.

will televise all six games of the three-year event.

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