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Live updates from Kentucky vs. Michigan State in Champions Classic

The college basketball season opens with a bang thanks to Tuesday night’s Champions Classic at Madison Square Garden in New York.

No. 3 Kansas plays No. 4 Duke in the first game at 7 p.m. on ESPN. Then No. 1 Michigan State meets No. 2 Kentucky in the 9:30 p.m. nightcap. Follow our updates and commentary on the dedicated Twitter feed below. Send me questions on Twitter at @johnclayiv.

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John Clay is a sports columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader. A native of Central Kentucky, he covered UK football from 1987 until being named sports columnist in 2000. He has covered 20 Final Fours and 37 consecutive Kentucky Derbys.
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