Kentucky faces Duke in Champions Classic – all you need to know

didn’t need an alarm clock on Monday morning.

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Tuesday, Nov 17 – 7:30 p.m. ET
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All he needed to get him out of bed was the realization that Kentucky would be playing Duke the next day.

“I woke up: ‘Six o’clock! What’s going on?’ ” Calipari said. “I mean, I’m excited to coach in the game.”

The matchup will take place in the annual Champions Classic, held this year in Chicago’s United Center at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Both teams come into the game having tallied a pair of blowout wins over the weekend. Kentucky is ranked No. 2 in both polls, Duke No. 5 by the Associated Press and No. 4 by coaches.

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