UofL S.I.D Kenny Klein
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The University of Louisville men’s basketball team will compete in a pair of public Red-White intrasquad scrimmages in the KFC Yum! Center on Wednesday, Oct. 12 and Friday, Oct. 21, the latter of which is presented by Mark’s Feed Store. Both games will start at 7 p.m.
Mark’s Feed Store will sponsor a coat drive for the Oct. 21 scrimmage, with fans encouraged to bring a new or gently used coat to donate. Collection areas will be available at the arena entrances.
Tickets, priced at $10 each, will go on sale beginning at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 14 at the UofL Ticket Office, located near Gate 2 of Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium at 2800 South Floyd Street. The ticket office is open weekdays from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Tickets will also be on sale at that location at each of the Cardinals’ two home football games prior to the scrimmages.
Cardinal fans may also purchase tickets by visiting Ticketmaster online atwww.Ticketmaster.com, calling 1-800-745-3000 or by visiting any Ticketmaster Ticket Center, including statewide Kroger locations. Convenience fees are applied with Ticketmaster orders.
A limited number of tickets are available for UofL students to each scrimmage at no charge. Student tickets — no more than two for each scrimmage — must be obtained with a valid student ID in advance beginning Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 10 a.m. at the UofL ticket office.
Louisville posted a 23-8 record during the 2015-16 season, finished fourth in the ACC and beat two Final Four participants in North Carolina and Syracuse. It was the 14th consecutive season UofL has won 20 or more games and the Cardinals were ranked 16th in the Final Associated Press national rankings. UofL’s 146 victories over the last five years are the fifth-most in the nation in that stretch. Louisville has received NCAA Public Recognition Awards each of the last four years for ranking among the top 10 percent nationally in men’s basketball and having a perfect score in the Academic Progress Rate, which measures academic eligibility, retention and graduation for student-athletes.