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The State Farm Champions Classic, which matches four of the nation’s best programs against each other, began in 2011.

The State Farm Champions Classic will open the 2018-19 season, to be played on Tuesday, Nov. 6, on ESPN, coinciding with the new start of the college basketball season as announced by the NCAA today. The 2018 Classic – a neutral site doubleheader – will once again feature Duke, Kansas, Kentucky and Michigan State, with Michigan State facing Kansas, and Duke facing Kentucky. This year’s games will be played at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, with the 2019 Classic returning to Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Previous Results

2017

Duke 88, Michigan State 81

Kansas 65, Kentucky 61

2016

Kentucky 69, Michigan State 48

Kansas 77, Duke 75

2015

Kentucky 74, Duke 63

Michigan State 79, Kansas 73

2014

Duke 81, Michigan State 71

Kentucky 72, Kansas 40

2013

Kansas 94, Duke 83

Michigan State 78, Kentucky 74

2012

Michigan State 67, Kansas 64

Duke 75, Kentucky 68

2011

Duke 74, Michigan State 69

Kentucky 75, Kansas 65


All-Time Records

Kentucky: 4-3
Duke: 4-3
Kansas: 3-4
Michigan State: 3-4