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  1. Champions Classic again serves up marquee matchups as college bas...

    The Champions Classic once again will serve up early marquee matchups as ESPN released the pairings for seven more college basketball tournaments on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2014
  2. Duke Blue Devils forward Jabari Parker helped NBA draft stock in ...

    Chad Ford

    Chad Ford spoke to NBA scouts and executives in attendance to break down Tuesday night's Champions Classic prospects. Jabari Parker impressed while Andrew and Aaron Harrison disappointed.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2013
  3. College basketball needed a night like the Champions Classic

    Michael Wilbon

    The Champions Classic did what college basketball needed: showcased its bright stars and put the spotlight on the sport in November instead of waiting until February and March.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2013
  4. Scouting Kansas versus Duke

    Seth Greenberg

    Tuesday night's Champions Classic in Chicago will feature four of college basketball's elite programs, and four of the top five teams in the AP Top 25. The two matchups will showcase some of the nation's best returning players, as well...

    Blog | November 11, 2013
  5. Scouting Kansas Jayhawks versus Duke Blue Devils - College Basket...

    Seth Greenberg

    Seth Greenberg scouts the Kansas Jayhawks and Duke Blue Devils ahead of their matchup in the Champions Classic.

    Blog | Conversation | November 11, 2013
  6. Scouting Kentucky versus Michigan State

    Seth Greenberg

    Tuesday night's Champions Classic in Chicago will feature four of college basketball's elite programs, and four of the top five teams in the AP Top 25. The two matchups will showcase some of the nation's best returning players, as well...

    Blog | November 11, 2013
  7. Figuring out what is next for Kentucky, Michigan State, Duke and ...

    Eamonn Brennan

    Kentucky, Michigan State, Duke and Kansas all learned valuable lessons at the Champions Classic. So, now, where do they go from here?

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2013
  8. Top 10 early-season bracket games

    Joe Lunardi

    There's no doubt that the most anticipated games of this year's Tip-Off Marathon are at the State Farm Champions Classic in Atlanta. The Michigan State-Kansas/Duke-Kentucky twin bill is itself worthy of a Final Four. There's only one ...

    Blog | November 13, 2012
  9. Ranking the biggest bracket-impact games of the non-conference se...

    Joe Lunardi

    Resident ESPN Bracketologist Joe Lunardi ranks the 10 early-season nonconference games that will have the biggest impact in determining the 2013 NCAA tournament bracket.

    Blog | Conversation | November 13, 2012
  10. Elite freshmen will be featured at the Champions Classic in Atlan...

    Dana O'Neil

    When Duke, Kansas, Michigan State and Kentucky all take center stage at the Champions Classic, elite freshmen will be featured. As Dana O'Neil writes, it's another reason why we should honor Jan. 8, 1972.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2012
  11. Michigan State Spartans-Kansas Jayhawks, Duke Blue Devils-Kentuck...

    The college basketball season will tip off with a dozen back-to-back games Nov. 13 on ESPN, highlighted by Michigan State vs. Kansas and Duke vs. Kentucky in the State Farm Champions Classic.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2012
  12. Kansas, Kentucky cap Tip-Off Marathon

    Katie Sharp

    After 21 consecutive hours of college basketball, the main course of the Tip-Off Marathon gets underway at 9 ET tonight, when the second-ranked Kentucky Wildcats and 11th-ranked Kansas Jayhawks meet in the nightcap of the inaugural Champions Classic ...

    Blog | November 15, 2011
  13. NCB - Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan State, Duke and the Champions Cl...

    Jay Bilas

    Jay Bilas looks at the four teams playing in the Champions Classic -- Kansas, Kentucky, Duke and Michigan State -- and explains what makes them special.

    Blog | Conversation | November 14, 2011
  14. With Carrier Classic and Champions Classic, college basketball wi...

    Andy Katz

    Tickets go on sale this week for the Champions Classic and it likely won't take long to sell out November's mega-event at Madison Square Garden. The Carrier Classic on 11-11-11, with top-ranked North Carolina playing Michigan State on the USS Carl V...

    Blog | Conversation | October 04, 2011
  15. Kansas schedule difficult, awesome

    Eamonn Brennan

    We've already established that the new Champions Classic -- which pairs four national powers (Duke, Kansas, Kentucky and Michigan State) in a two-game showcase at Madison Square Garden in the first week of the college hoops season -- is good for coll...

    Blog | April 25, 2011
  16. Duke, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan St. combine to meet in Champions...

    Andy Katz

    Four of college basketball's top programs -- Duke, Michigan State, Kentucky and Kansas -- have committed to create the Champions Classic, an early-season marquee event debuting in 2011 and televised by ESPN.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2010