The 11th annual Billy Minardi Classic basketball tournament will be held on Wednesday, December 19, 2012. The time is TBA.The event is named in memory of Coach Pitino’s brother-in-law, Billy Minardi, who was murdered in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.
The Classic this year will pit Louisville against Florida International. Florida International is coached by former UofL assistant and Louisville coach Pitino’s son Richard Pitino.
There is a four-game ticket package available for $100.00 that includes the Cardinals’ two exhibition games — Nov. 1 vs. Pikeville and Nov. 7 vs. Belllarmine — as well as the Nov. 15 Battle 4 Atlantis opening game against Samford and the Dec. 19 Billy Minardi Classic.
The available seats are located in the upper ends of the KFC Yum! Center. Tickets will go on sale at both U of L ticket offices, located near Gate 2 of Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium off Floyd Street; and on the third floor of the Swain Student Activities Center. Both locations are open weekdays from 9:00am until 5:00pm.
You may also purchase tickets by visiting Ticketmaster online, calling 800-745-3000 or by visiting any Ticketmaster center. Convenience fees will be applied to all Ticketmaster orders.
More information can be obtained by calling the University of Louisville’s ticket office at 502-852-5151.