UofL Basketball | Cards ranked in preseason coaches poll

10/19/2017 04:28 PM

Despite all that has happened surrounding the Louisville basketball program recently, the Cardinals are still expected to have a strong 2017-2018 campaign.

Louisville ranks No. 16 in the preseason USA Today Coaches Poll that was released Thursday afternoon. They are one of five ACC teams ranked in the poll.

The Cardinals have one more red-white scrimmage on October 27 at 1 p.m. After that they have two exhibitions against Kentucky Wesleyan and Bellarmine before opening the regular season against George Mason on November 12. Tip-off for the season opener from the KFC YUM! Center is set for 2 p.m.

You can find the full preseason rankings here.

Clayton Abernathy

Clayton is a Producer for Spectrum News. He graduated with a Journalism degree from the University of Kentucky and he lives and breathes UK Basketball, making him the perfect fit to produce KSTV. That’s Kentucky’s only nightly half-hour show dedicated solely to UK sports. You can watch it weeknights at 7:30 and 11 on Spectrum News. Follow Clayton on twitter @ClaySTV1 to stay updated on the latest UK Basketball and recruiting news or to follow his amateur competitive eating endeavors. He once ate thirteen cheese Coney hot dogs in one sitting…on his lunch break.

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