Louisville Cardinals vs. Simmons Falcons
Game Time: 7:01 p.m.
Location: KFC Yum Center: Louisville, KY
Television: ACC Network Extra
Announcers: Jim Kelch (play-by-play) and Cortnee Walton (analyst)
Officials: Mike Eades, Mark Schnur, Patrick Harwood
Series History: First Meeting
Probable Starting Lineups:
—Louisville has won 36 straight exhibition games, a span stretching the last 17 years (since 2001). The Cardinals last dropped an exhibition game on Dec. 2, 2000 when falling 87-86 in double overtime to a Global Sports team in Freedom Hall.
—Simmons is coached by Jerry Eaves, who was a starting guard on the Cards’ 1980 NCAA Championship team and scored 1,250 career points at U of L.
—Founded in 1879, Simmons College of Kentucky is the nation’s 107th historically black college. Simmons president Dr. Kevin Cosby served on the U of L Board of Trustees from 2009-16.
—Simmons went just 4-17 last season at the NCAA Division-II level.