For now, London Showcase between Kentucky and Michigan still to be played

The London Showcase game is the first of three between Kentucky and Michigan


LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – The outbreak of COVID-19 caused for the college basketball season to come to a screeching halt, but could it affect games next season?

On December 6th, Kentucky is set to take on Michigan in the first game of a three-game series.

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This game is set to take place December 6 at the O2 Arena in London.

For now, it looks like that is still the plan.

On Tuesday, Basketball Hall of Fame President & CEO John Doleva released the following statement on the status of the game;

“With many athletic events being postponed and canceled due to COVID-19, the Basketball Hall of Fame remains diligent in monitoring the situation and making decisions in the best interest of public health. At this time, we are moving forward with plans to host the inaugural London Showcase at The O2 in December 2020. Tickets remain available at and we look forward to hosting a fantastic doubleheader featuring Kentucky vs. Michigan and Marist vs. UMBC. The health and safety of the players, fans and staff is of the utmost importance; we will continue to work and communicate with the four schools involved, and we will provide additional updates as needed.”

Tickets for the game went on sale at the end of February.