Hit a half court shot, deliver more than 18,800 free pizzas for University of Louisville basketball fans. That’s exactly what John Schnatter, the founder of Papa John’s Pizza, did at the half of a recent game against Oral Roberts.
The halftime entertainment was being videotaped for a future commercial that should be mandatory on every Papa John’s-sponsored televised basketball game this season.
Schnatter and Papa John’s have been very good to U of L fans, with the football stadium bearing the company’s name. His family also contributed $10 million for the stadium expansion, which will increase seating capacity to more than 56,000 next season.
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The Lady Cards attempt to rebound from two humiliating losses to Southeastern Conference teams at New Hampshire Tuesday evening. Too bad for New Hampshire, its nickname is Wildcats. See Sonja’s preview here.