Kentucky Reportedly Has New Opponent Lined Up After Ohio State Cancellation

The Kentucky basketball program has been on the hunt for a new opponent this weekend following ’s cancellation due to an outbreak of COVID-19.

As of Thursday evening, it appears the Wildcats have found that replacement.

According to multiple sources, coach John Calipari and his No. 21-ranked squad will face off against the Tar Heels at the Sports Classic in Las Vegas.

UNC is technically still scheduled to play against No. 4 in Las Vegas on Saturday, but that could soon be changing. With a COVID-19 outbreak within the Bruins program, Mick Cronin and his team were forced to postpone yesterday’s matchup against State.

The “current plan” of Kentucky vs. will only become official when/if officially opts out of the game.

Stay tuned for an official announcement of these reports.