Kentucky-Duke game caps ESPN marathon

July 11, 2012 

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Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski directs his team during the second half of their 78-74 loss to Clemson in the Atlantic Coast Conference basketball tournament at Bobcats Arena in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, March 15, 2008. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)


Kentucky's game against Duke on Nov. 13 will serve as the nightcap of ESPN's annual 24-hour marathon that marks the unofficial start of the college basketball season.

ESPN announced the TV schedule for the marathon of games on Wednesday.

The Kentucky-Duke game in the Champions Classic at Atlanta's Georgia Dome has been set for 9 p.m.

Here is the entire schedule for Nov. 13. All 11 games will be shown on ESPN:

Midnight: Old Spice Classic: West Virginia at Gonzaga

2 a.m.: Davidson at New Mexico

4 a.m.: Houston Baptist at Hawaii

6 a.m.: Stony Brook at Rider

8 a.m.: Northern Illinois at Valparaiso

10 a.m.: Harvard at Massachusetts

Noon: Temple at Kent State

2 p.m.: Detroit at St. John's

4 p.m.: Butler at Xavier

7 p.m.: Champions Classic (at Atlanta): Michigan State vs. Kansas

9 p.m.: Champions Classic (at Atlanta): Duke vs. Kentucky

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