The 2018-19 regular season begins tonight with a number of area teams in action.Second ranked Kentucky meets third ranked Duke in the second game of the Champions Classic in Indianapolis. Pregame coverage begins at 7 on Lite Rock 98.7 and online at lite987whop.com. 10th ranked Michigan State and top ranked Kansas meet in the opening game at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Other SEC action tonight includes Tennessee hosting Lenoir-Rhyne and Vanderbilt clashes with Winthrop.
Western Kentucky opens its season at the University of Washington, without DeSean Murray who has been suspended indefinitely following his arrest on marijuana possession Friday. Pregame coverage begins at 9 pm on News Radio 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP and online at whopam.com.
OVC action this evening includes Austin Peay opening year two of the Matt Figger era against Oakland City at the Dunn Center.
Women’s action this evening has Western Kentucky opening its season against Louisville at EA Diddle Arena and Austin Peay opens its season at Cincinnati.