Tuesday evening, the State Farm Champions Classic brings us a match up right off the bat between the the number one and number two ranked teams in the country, when the top-ranked Kentucky Wildcats take on the second-ranked Michigan State Spartans.
John Calipari and the Wildcats are said to have maybe the best freshman class in the history of college basketball. That remains to be seen on the court, but they’re certainly off to a good start through their first two games, led by forward Julius Randle who was named SEC Player of the Week on Monday for his opening performances.
Michigan State, on the other hand, are the veterans in this contest. With four starters returning from that Sweet 16 squad last season, they–along with Tom Izzo coaching them–may have the experience needed to bring the young guys from Kentucky down a notch.
Here’s all the info you’ll need to watch Tuesday night’s one vs. two showdown:
Date: Nov. 12
Start Time: 7:30pm ET
Location: Chicago, IL
Arena: United Center
TV Info: ESPN
Live Stream: WatchESPN app
Who do you think will come away with this one? Will we have a new number one, or will the kids from Kentucky keep their top slot? Sound off in the comments section below.