UofL MEN'S BASKETBALL | Cards hold annual media day

10/11/2016 08:12 PM

The University of Louisville men’s basketball team held its annual media day on Tuesday afternoon.

It’s the first time this season the media has had a chance to hear from head coach Rick Pitino and his players.

The Cards have high expectations this season, returning 10 lettermen from the 2015-2016 Cardinals.

Last year, they finished 23-8 overall and missed out on the NCAA Tournament after self-imposing a postseason ban due to the NCAA’s ongoing investigation into an alleged sex scandal that took place from 2010-2014.

It was the 14th-straight season Louisville has won 20 or more games. UofL finished 16th in the final AP rankings of the season.

The 2016-2017 Cardinal basketball team begins play Wednesday night with its first of two “Red-White Scrimmages” this season.

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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