UofL MEN'S BASKETBALL | Cards Host Tip-Off Luncheon

10/27/2016 09:44 PM

The Louisville men’s basketball team held its annual “Tip-Off Luncheon” on Thursday afternoon in Louisville.

It was a chance for season ticket holders and fans to hear from head coach Rick Pitino about the upcoming season.

In fact, Pitino got the crowd laughing quite a bit, especially when talking about forward Anas Mahmoud.

The event also gave fans to see the players and coaches up close, as the team was introduced one-by-one.

The Louisville men’s basketball team opens up exhibition play at home against Kentucky Wesleyan on November 3rd.

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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