UK BASKETBALL | Wildcats Preparing for Champions Classic

11/13/2017 06:28 PM

The No. 7 Kentucky Wildcats are getting ready to play in Tuesday night’s Champions Classic in Chicago.

The Wildcats (2-0, 0-0) will face No. 4 Kansas (1-0, 0-0) beginning at 9:30 p.m. ET inside the United Center.

UK is coming off back-to-back wins over Utah Valley and Vermont to open the regular season.

KSTV’s T.J. Beisner and Bradley McKee are in Chicago and have more on the top ten showdown:

The Champions Classic gets started on Tuesday at 7 p.m. ET with another top ten showdown between No. 1 Duke and No. 2 Michigan St.

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

When he’s not on the air or in the field covering sports, you can likely find Andrew playing golf, watching IndyCar and Formula 1 races, or exploring the state of Kentucky. His favorite sport is open-wheel racing. In fact, he has not missed an Indianapolis 500 since the early 2000s.

Whether he is working sporting events or not, he always loves talking sports. He is a prolific tweeter, so if you want to stay “in the know” about sports in the Bluegrass, follow Andrew on Twitter @ADChernoff. If you have a story idea for our sports team, send it to Andrew at


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