UCLA to Face North Carolina in CBS Sports Classic
July 15, 2021
The UCLA men’s basketball team
will take on North Carolina, and Ohio
State will face Kentucky in the eighth
annual CBS Sports Classic on Saturday,
Dec. 18. The location for this
event has not been finalized.
UCLA’s showdown against the Tar
Heels will begin at 12 p.m. (PT), nationally
televised on CBS and streamed on
Paramount+ Premium. The matchup
between Ohio State and Kentucky will
be the second game of that day’s doubleheader.
This set of matchups – UCLA versus
North Carolina and Ohio State
against Kentucky – was last featured
in the 2019 edition of the doubleheader.
UCLA dropped a 74-64 decision to
the Tar Heels, and Ohio State edged
Kentucky, 71-65, at T-Mobile Arena in
Las Vegas. Last season’s CBS Sports
Classic took place at Rocket Mortgage
FieldHouse in Cleveland.
Fans interested in attending can
also register to receive direct email
alerts regarding ticket availability by
tickets. Fans who register for ticket
alerts will be eligible for exclusive presale
access. Ticket information will be
announced at a later date.
The CBS Sports Classic annually
brings together four of the nation’s
most successful college basketball
programs. This quartet has secured a
combined 26 national championships,
with UCLA having won a nation-leading
11 NCAA Titles. All four programs
rank among the top six, all-time, in appearances
at the NCAA Final Four (65
For additional information about this
event, please visit http://www.cbssportsclassic.