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How to Watch: Kansas vs Duke

Game one of the 2018-19 season features a top-5 matchup in the annual Champions Classic.

Duke v Kansas Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

Kansas and Duke meet up in the first game of the annual Champions Classic in New York City.

Kansas is the #3 team in the country in the AP Poll, while Duke comes in #4. KenPom currently has KU at #10 and Duke at #4.

Here are the essentials:

The Numbers

(3) Kansas: 0-0, 0-0 Big 12

(4) Duke: 0-0, 0-0 ACC

Line: Pick ‘Em (as of midnight)

How to Watch

Tuesday, Nov 5, 6:00 p.m. CST

New York City, NY: Madison Square Garden (19,812)


- Dan Shulman (Play-by-Play), Jay Bilas (Analyst), Holly Rowe (Reporter)

Radio: Jayhawk Radio Network

- Brian Hanni (Play-by-Play), Greg Gurley (Analyst)

Online Streaming: or the ESPN app (may require cable provider login or ESPN+ subscription)

Fun Facts

This is the 6th-straight year Kansas has opened the season in the AP top-5.

Bill Self is 17-5 against AP top-5 teams while at Kansas.

Duke leads the all-time series vs Kansas 7-5, but KU has won the last three meetings, and four of the last five.

Kansas is 4-4 so far in the Champions Classic, including a 2-0 mark against Duke. The Jayhawks have won their matchup in this event each of the past three years.