UofL BASKETBALL | Rick Pitino heads into tough game without Mahmoud...again

12/06/2016 07:30 PM

Southern Illinois is not the blue-blood basketball program that the no. 11 University of Louisville is, but that doesn’t mean Cardinal coach Rick Pitino is writing them off.

It’s quite the opposite in fact. In his press conference today, coach Pitino talked about the experienced Southern Illinois coming to the KFC Yum! Center tomorrow night at 7:00pm, and also addressed lingering health issues of junior forward Anas Mahmoud, who will miss his second straight game.

Garrett Moore

Garrett is a Sports Producer for Spectrum News. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State and got his start as a sports photographer. He now produces Sports Night, the state’s only nightly show dedicated to in-depth coverage of all sports in Kentucky. Sports Night airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News or anytime with Spectrum On Demand. Outside the station, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and prides himself on being all-in as a sports spectator. He won a gift card for playing an air guitar in the student section during an MTSU basketball game. Follow Garrett on Twitter @SportsNightGM for real-time sports updates or if you just want to see the shenanigans that go on behind the scenes in getting Sports Night on the air.

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