Frequently Asked Questions









What is the Champions Classic?

Launched in 2011, the Champions Classic is a doubleheader men’s basketball event featuring four of the top programs in the country. The event takes these four programs ‐ Duke, Kansas, Kentucky and Michigan State — to different arenas around the country.

Where is the Champions Classic played?

The annual event rotates to a new location each year. In 2018, the eighth annual event will again be played at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. Past events have been held in New York, Chicago, Atlanta and Indianapolis.

How do fans get tickets?

Tickets typically go on sale in October and are available through the respective schools playing in the event, through Ticketmaster or through the venue box office. For more information, click on the Champions Classic Tickets page.

I have tickets, but I can’t attend. Can fans sell their tickets?

Yes. If fans can’t make the event, they can sell their tickets at the official ticket exchange powered by PrimeSport. The official ticket exchange is the only approved place to safely and securely post your tickets for sale in a convenient and guaranteed environment. For more information, visit this link.