Mark Story

Where to watch, how to follow Saturday’s Kentucky vs. North Carolina game

Where to watch, how to follow Saturday’s men’s college basketball game in the CBS Sports Classic between No. 19 Kentucky (8-2) and No. 9 North Carolina (8-2):

Game time is around 5:15 p.m. (EST) at the United Center in Chicago. (Kentucky vs. North Carolina is the second game of a doubleheader that starts with Ohio State vs. UCLA at 3 p.m. EST.)


Network: CBS

Announcers: Play-by-play, Brad Nessler; analysis, Bill Raferty; sideline, Jamie Erdahl

Where to find CBS:

Over the air: Channel 27

Spectrum cable: Channel 9

DISH Network: Channel 27 (in Lexington)

DirecTV: Channel 27 (in Lexington)


Over the air: WLAP-AM 630, WBUL-FM 98.1

Satellite radio: XM Channel 190; Sirius 134; Internet 955

UK Sports Network broadcast team: Play-by-play, Tom Leach; analyst, Mike Pratt


Live blog: Join the conversation during the game with Herald-Leader sports columnist John Clay at

Live video: You can live stream the game online at, depending on your TV service provider.

Twitter: @JerryTipton; @johnclayiv; @kentuckysports; @heraldleader

Facebook: Photos and links on and pages

The Kentucky roster: Click here

The North Carolina roster: Click here

Kentucky vs. North Carolina series history: Click here

Learn more about North Carolina: Click here

For full post-game coverage:


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Mark Story has worked in the Lexington Herald-Leader sports department since Aug. 27, 1990, and has been a Herald-Leader sports columnist since 2001. I have covered every Kentucky-Louisville football game since 1994, every UK-U of L basketball game but three since 1996-97 and every Kentucky Derby since 1994.