U of L head coach Rick Pitino
Oct. 22, 2009
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. -
The University of Louisville men's basketball program officially opened the 2009-10 season on Thursday by hosting its annual media day activities at the Yum! Center on the U of L campus. Head coach Rick Pitino and the Cardinal players met with reporters to preview the upcoming season.
On Wednesday, the Cards were selected to finish fourth in the BIG EAST Preseason Coaches' Poll, while sophomore Samardo Samuels was named to the Preseason All-BIG EAST Second Team.
The Cardinals will host a Red-White intra-squad scrimmage on Oct. 25 at 3 p.m. ET in Freedom Hall. U of L will open the exhibition season on Oct. 28 against Georgetown College at 7 p.m. ET in Freedom Hall and will open regular-season play on Nov. 17 against Arkansas in the Hall of Fame Showcase in St. Louis, Mo.