UofL BASKETBALL | David Padgett Talks UofL Recruiting Scandal

11/09/2017 06:30 PM

Louisville interim men’s basketball head coach David Padgett is getting ready to coach his first-ever regular season game as the leader of the men’s basketball program.

His Cards host George Mason on Sunday afternoon at 2 ET inside the KFC Yum! Center.

On Wednesday morning, Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff sat down with Padgett for a one-on-one conversation. Besides talking about coaching the 2017-2018 Cards, they talked about UofL’s link to the ongoing federal investigation into fraud and corruption within college basketball.

Padgett talked about where he was when he learned the news:

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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