Dec 10, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Father of Minnesota Golden Gophers head coach Richard Pitino and Louisville Cardinals head coach Rick Pitino cheers during the first half against the South Dakota State Jackrabbits at Williams Arena. Minnesota defeated South Dakota State 75-59. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

Louisville-Minnesota will play in Puerto Rico next November

Richard Pitino will face his father, Rick, next November in a unique father-son game as part of the Armed Forces Classic in the 2014-15 season.

Set for Nov. 14, it’ll bring Minnesota and Louisville to sunny Puerto Rico with the game set to play out at the U.S. Coast Guard’s Air Station Borinquen. As for the third annual event, it’s sponsored by the Department of Defense and ESPN.

Rick Pitino teased fans with the details a few weeks ago while on a talk show in Louisville, but it only became final on Wednesday with the announcement by ESPN and the DOD.

This isn’t the first time the two have played each other. Last year, Richard’s Florida International University squad was routed by the Cardinals in Louisville, 79-55.

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