UofL BASKETBALL | #8 Cards Ready for Senior Day Showdown

03/03/2017 07:45 PM

The #8 Louisville Cardinals (23-7, 11-6) face the #19 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (23-7, 12-5) Saturday.

Tip-off is set for 2:07 p.m. ET inside the KFC Yum! Center.

This will be the second meeting of the season between the two teams. Notre Dame beat UofL 77-70 on January 4 in South Bend, In.

The Cards are coming off an 88-81 loss to Wake Forest on Wednesday night, while the Irish are riding a six-game winning streak heading into Saturday’s match-up.

The ACC battle will be extremely important when it comes to seeding for the conference tournament.

Sports Night’s Andrew Chernoff caught up with “The Voice of the Irish,” Jack Nolan, on Friday and asked him which Louisville players Notre Dame must focus on stopping Saturday:

UofL fans are encouraged to wear red and to be in their seats early for a pregame ceremony, which will recognize the Cards’ three veterans, graduate transfer guard Tony Hicks, senior center Mangok Mathiang and senior guard David Levitch.

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

When he’s not on the air or in the field covering sports, you can likely find Andrew playing golf, watching IndyCar and Formula 1 races, or exploring the state of Kentucky. His favorite sport is open-wheel racing. In fact, he has not missed an Indianapolis 500 since the early 2000s.

Whether he is working sporting events or not, he always loves talking sports. He is a prolific tweeter, so if you want to stay “in the know” about sports in the Bluegrass, follow Andrew on Twitter @ADChernoff. If you have a story idea for our sports team, send it to Andrew at Andrew.Chernoff@charter.com.

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