Ohio State to continue participating in annual CBS Sports Classic
Ohio State will continue to be one of four elite basketball programs that will participate in the CBS Sports Classic, according to a report from Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports.
Per the report, Ohio State will be participating in the event for the next three seasons with UCLA, North Carolina and Kentucky occupying the other three spots. The 2019 season marked the sixth year of the event, and the four participants have remained the same throughout that period.
Updated CBS Sports Classic matchups for next three seasons, per release:
2020: UCLA/Kentucky, North Carolina/Ohio State
2021: UCLA/Ohio State, Kentucky/North Carolina
2022: UCLA/North Carolina, Kentucky/Ohio State
— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) April 27, 2020
It was unclear whether the event would continue or if the four teams would remain the same. According to Rothstein’s report, there won’t be any change in the teams for at least the next three seasons.
Ohio State owns a 3-3 record in the annual event but has won its last two contests. In 2018, the Buckeyes defeated UCLA 80-66 and last year OSU scored a 71-65 victory over Kentucky.
North Carolina has the best record at 4-2, while Kentucky is also 3-3 in six games. UCLA is 2-4.