Sept. 25, 2012
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. -
Five additional game times and television appearances for the University of Louisville's 2012-13 men's basketball schedule have been set, all within the non-conference portion of the schedule.
Five additional non-conference times and television appearances have been added, with all of them originated locally on WHAS-TV, an ABC affiliate in Louisville through the BIG EAST Network. With the additional telecasts and those from the BIG EAST Network, WHAS11 will air a total of 12 games this season, including a pair of exhibition games.
The updated times are Nov. 11 vs. Manhattan at 4 p.m.; Nov. 15 vs. Samford at 7 p.m.; Nov. 18 vs. Miami (Ohio) at 4 p.m.; Dec. 1 vs. Illinois State at 1 p.m. and Dec. 19 vs. Florida International at 7 p.m. Only the time and television for the Cardinals' Dec. 15 game at Memphis remains to be announced.
The Cardinals will face their first outside competition in an exhibition game against Pikeville on Nov. 1 in the 22,000-seat KFC Yum! Center. U of L officially opens its season against Manhattan on Nov. 11 in the first of three straight home games.
U of L will welcome back three starters and 11 lettermen from its successful 2011-12 squad which won the BIG EAST Conference tournament championship and advanced to the Cardinals' ninth NCAA Final Four. Louisville's 30-10 record marked just the sixth time in school history that UofL has won 30 games in a season. The Cardinals earned their second consecutive BIG EAST Conference Team Academic Excellence Award, which recognizes the highest collective grade point average in each of the conference's 24 sports.
All U of L games will be broadcast on 50,000-watt clear-channel WHAS Radio (840 AM) or WKRD (790 AM) in Louisville and other affiliates throughout the region.