UofL BASKETBALL | Cards 2017-2018 Schedule Revealed

09/07/2017 03:26 PM

The Louisville men’s basketball team’s 2017-2018 schedule was fully revealed on Thursday afternoon.

It features at least 19 games on national television and 21 home games inside the KFC Yum! Center.

UofL will play two exhibition games to begin the season, against Kentucky Wesleyan on Oct. 30 and against Bellarmine on Nov. 7.

The Cards’ regular season then starts on Nov. 12 at home against George Mason.

Louisville then will face other big time programs in the non-conference part of its schedule, taking on teams like Purdue (Nov. 28), Indiana (Dec. 9) and Kentucky (Dec. 29).

The Cardinals will open up ACC play on Jan. 2 at home against Pittsburgh. They will close out ACC play on March 3 at North Carolina St.

The ACC Tournament will occur the following week, beginning on March 6 in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Here is a look at the Cards’ full schedule:

Oct. 30 vs. Kentucky Wesleyan (Exhibition) at KFC Yum! Center
Nov. 7 vs. Bellarmine (Exhibition) at KFC Yum! Center
Nov. 12 vs. George Mason at KFC Yum! Center
Nov. 17 vs. Nebraska Omaha at KFC Yum! Center
Nov. 21 vs. Southern Illinois at KFC Yum! Center
Nov. 24 vs. St. Francis at KFC Yum! Center
Nov. 28 at Purdue in West Lafayette, In.
Dec. 3 vs. Seton Hall at KFC Yum! Center
Dec. 6 vs. Siena at KFC Yum! Center
Dec. 9 vs. Indiana at KFC Yum! Center
Dec. 11 vs. Bryant at KFC Yum! Center
Dec. 16 vs. Memphis in New York, N.Y.
Dec. 20 vs. Albany at KFC Yum! Center
Dec. 23 vs. Grand Canyon at KFC Yum! Center
Dec. 29 at Kentucky in Lexington, Ky.
Jan. 2 vs. Pittsburgh at KFC Yum! Center
Jan. 6 at Clemson in Greenville, S.C.
Jan. 10 at Florida St. in Tallahassee, Fl.
Jan. 13 vs. Virginia Tech at KFC Yum! Center
Jan. 16 at Notre Dame in South Bend, In.
Jan. 21 vs. Boston College at KFC Yum! Center
Jan. 24 at Miami (FL) in Coral Gables, Fl.
Jan. 27 vs. Wake Forest at KFC Yum! Center
Jan. 31 at Virginia in Charlottesville, Va.
Feb. 3 vs. Florida St. at KFC Yum! Center
Feb. 5 vs. Syracuse at KFC Yum! Center
Feb. 8 vs. Georgia Tech at KFC Yum! Center
Feb. 11 at Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Feb. 17 vs. North Carolina at KFC Yum! Center
Feb. 21 at Duke in Durham, N.C.
Feb. 24 at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va.
March 1 vs. Virginia at KFC Yum! Center
March 3 at NC St. in Raleigh, N.C.
March 6-10 ACC Championship in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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.

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