A commemorative poster, sponsored by Hamilton Printing, will be provided to fans in attendance at the game. Prior to the game, members of the team will be available for autographs in Freedom Hall from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Following the game, the team will visit the Cardinal Hall of Fame Cafe to sign autographs and mingle with U of L fans from 5:30-7 p.m. Commemorative 1980 NCAA Championship T-shirts will be sold through Louisville area Kroger stores for $15 beginning Jan. 28 and at the Feb. 12 game. Sales of the T-shirts benefit the Derek Smith Memorial Fund.
1980 NCAA Final Four
MOP Darrell Griffith
In addition to honoring the championship team, nearly 100 former U of L men's basketball players are expected to be in attendance for Cardinal Basketball Legends Day. Among those expected to be recognized during timeouts at the game are Phil Bond, Wade Houston, Charles Jones, Allen Murphy, Bud Olsen, Phil Rollins, Marv Selvy, LaBradford Smith and many more. The list includes representatives from the Cardinals' 1980 and 1986 NCAA Championship teams, 1956 NIT Title squad and 1948 NAIB National Champions.