Louisville women’s basketball game against UConn up in air after Huskies suspend activities Monday, Nov 23 2020 

On Monday afternoon, UConn announced that a positive test from a member of the program forced the suspension of team activities.

       

Trump administration clears the way for President-elect Biden’s transition to officially begin Monday, Nov 23 2020 

The declaration from the GSA's Emily Murphy will free up more than $6 million for President-elect Joe Biden transition team.

       

More Christian schools seek to join lawsuit against Beshear’s in-person class order Monday, Nov 23 2020 

U.S. District Judge Gregory Van Tatenhove indicated a decision could come this week on the request for a temporary restraining order.

       

John Calipari: Kentucky will be affected by smaller crowds more than any team Monday, Nov 23 2020 

John Calipari anticipates his Kentucky basketball team being affected by not having its usual home-court advantage

       

Louisville basketball prepares for fans at Yum Center with lessons learned from football Monday, Nov 23 2020 

U of L AD Vincent Tyra is confident that Cards have answered questions about hosting games during the pandemic

       

A look inside the KFC Yum Center before the start of the basketball season Monday, Nov 23 2020 

The KFC Yum Center will look different this year to help with the COVID-19 pandemic. A look at some of the changes.

       

College basketball COVID updates: Tennessee’s Rick Barnes tests positive; Duke opener postponed Monday, Nov 23 2020 

College basketball is starting to feel the impact of the coronavirus pandemic with positive COVID-19 test results and postponed or canceled games.

       

UofL preparing to welcome fans back to KFC Yum! Center Monday, Nov 23 2020 

The Cardinals will tip off at 4 p.m. Wednesday against the Evansville Purple Aces.

        

KFC Yum! Center will host Wade Houston Tipoff Classic Monday, Nov 23 2020 

By John McCarthy–

The University of Louisville men’s basketball team had to hurdle many obstacles to host the Wade Houston Tipoff Classic during the COVID-19 pandemic. Alas, the schedule for the season-opening event at the KFC Yum! Center is on.

U of L will begin their season on Nov. 25 at 4 p.m. against Evansville University. Prairie View A & M vs. Little Rock University will follow.

But Louisville’s season opener on the 25th is only the beginning of the Wade Houston Tipoff Classic. U of L will face off against Seton Hall on Nov. 27. Prairie View A & M will challenge the Cardinals on Nov. 29. Western Kentucky University will come into town to face U of L on Dec. 1. To wrap up the event, UNC Greensboro will come to Louisville to face the Cardinals on Dec. 4.

Nine schools will enter the Wade Houston Classic, playing 16 games in total. The KFC Yum! Center will host all of the games for the Wade Houston Classic, which will stretch over a ten-day span. Louisville, Duquesne, Evansville, Little Rock, Prairie View A&M, Seton Hall, UNC Greensboro, Western Kentucky and Winthrop will all be participating in the event.

Winthrop University was a late entry into the event due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Southern Illinois University was originally slated to be apart of the event but withdrew because of safety concerns.

The Cardinals will look to tackle Evansville on Nov. 25. U of L will be starting their season without senior captain Malik Williams. Louisville will look to fellow senior captain Carlik Jones to lead the way at home against Evansville.

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Pushing for progress | The fight for racial equity in Louisville Monday, Nov 23 2020 

WHAS11 spoke with four Black Louisvillians, shedding light on the city they grew up in and how they hope to see Louisville change.

        

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