The date of the game is Nov. 14.
It'll be played at the United States Air Station Borinquen in Puerto Rico.
Rick Pitino, of course, is the 61-year-old father of Richard Pitino, the 31-year-old who is in his first season at Minnesota. The elder Pitino has said he'd never schedule a home-and-home with Minnesota, meaning the only way the two would ever coach against each other again -- they met last season when Richard was at FIU -- is in a tournament or made-for-TV event.
The Armed Forces Classic is a made-for-TV event.
So it's a perfect scenario and a big stage.
ESPN will televise the game.
In a related development, ESPN has announced that the 2015 Armed Forces Classic will be held at an undetermined United States Marine base, and that the 2016 Armed Forces Classic will be a doubleheader at the Naval base in Pearl Harbor, HI -- just under a month from the 75th anniversary of the attack. Teams for those games haven't yet been determined.