UofL BASKETBALL | David Padgett Previews 2017-2018 Regular Season

11/10/2017 12:08 PM

The Louisville men’s basketball team begins its 2017-2018 regular season on Sunday afternoon, when it hosts George Mason.

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

The game will be the first regular season game for interim head coach David Padgett as the man in charge of the program.

Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff sat down with Padgett on Wednesday morning to preview the upcoming regular season. He started out the “third part” of their conversation by asking him if expectations for the team changed after the recent recruiting scandal:

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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