It’s Official: Louisville Cardinals Headed to Russell Athletic Bowl

The Louisville Cardinals have accepted a bid to play in the Russell Athletic Bowl later this month in Orlando, Florida.

U of L wrapped up the regular season with an overtime win last night at Cincinnati to finish with an overall record of 11-1 and a 7-1 mark in the American Athletic Conference.

The Russell Athletic Bowl will be played Saturday, December 28 at 6:45pm in Orlando.   The Cards’ opponent will come from the Atlantic Coast Conference, which U of L will join next season.     The opponent will be announced on Sunday.

The U of L men’s basketball team takes on Kentucky on December 28 at 4:00pm.

U of L has received a bowl bid in each of coach Charlie Strong’s four seasons in Louisville.

Rick Howlett

Rick Howlett is WFPL's Broadcast Managing Editor and also produces feature and general assignment radio stories.

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