Louisville and Minnesota will face off in the third installment of the Armed Forces Classic – this year from United States Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico on Friday, Nov. 14. Coverage of the showdown between Louisville coach Rick Pitino and his son, Minnesota head coach Richard Pitino, begins at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN. The Armed Forces Classic is the centerpiece of ESPN’s sixth annual America’s Heroes – a five-day initiative that honors veterans and troops in programming across the company’s U.S. media platforms from Saturday, Nov. 8 through Friday, Nov. 14.
The game will be played in the Coast Guard hangar at the East end of Rafael Hernandez International Airport, which houses their four MH-65 helicopters. The Air Station is located on the northwest tip of Puerto Rico, approximately 80 miles from San Juan.