(WHAS11 News) - Baseball will take center stage during halftime at the Louisville basketball game at the KFC Yum! Center on December 9.

University of Louisville alumnus Brendan McKay will be presented with the 2017 Golden Spikes Award. McKay is the university's first Golden Spikes Award winner.

McKay was the unanimous National Player of the Year in 2017 and led the Cards to their fourth College World Series appearance. After, he became the highest draft selection in school history, going number four overall to the Tampa Bay Rays.

Before the game, McKay will sign autographs for fans on the east side of the main concourse in the Yum! Center from 1 p.m. until 1:30 p.m.