UofL BASKETBALL | Russ Smith Talks Louisville Basketball, Upcoming Russ Smith Foundation Events

04/19/2018 07:17 PM

Former Louisville men’s basketball guard Russ Smith is arguably one of the most important players in program history.

Smith played for the Cards from 2010-2014, helping lead the team to the 2012 Final Four and the 2013 National Championship, although both were recently vacated.

Smith has spent the last couple of seasons playing professional basketball in China, finding plenty of success.

He and Tim Barnett joined Andrew Chernoff on Sports Night Thursday to talk about the state of UofL men’s basketball and Smith’s own career. They also talked about a handful of events coming up that will be organized by the Russ Smith Foundation:

For more information on the events, visit RussSmithFoundation.org.

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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