Kansas will play at Kentucky in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge on Jan. 26, 2019, the conferences announced Thursday morning.
This will be the fifth straight season the two programs have faced each other. KU has won the last three meetings, which included a 65-61 victory in the Champions Classic in Chicago last November.
Coach Bill Self is 6-3 against Kentucky during his time at KU, while John Calipari is 3-6 against KU.
Kentucky leads the all-time series, 22-9.
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The Jayhawks, who have not yet released their full nonconference schedule, will open their season against Michigan State in the Champions Classic and also are slated to face Villanova, Stanford and Arizona State before league play begins.
The rest of the SEC/Big 12 Challenge matchups. Times and TV channels are to be announced:
- Alabama at Baylor
- Arkansas at Texas Tech
- Florida at TCU
- Texas at Georgia
- Iowa State at Ole Miss
- South Carolina at Oklahoma State
- West Virginia at Tennessee
- Kansas State at Texas A&M
- Vanderbilt at Oklahoma