2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
13-7, 7th in ACC
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6d

Louisville sophomore Johnson to enter NBA draft

Louisville guard David Johnson, who averaged 12.6 points and 5.8 rebounds during his sophomore season, will enter the NBA draft and forgo his final two seasons of eligibility.

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Among teams eligible for an at large bid, 37 of the top 38 in Strength of Record made the NCAA tournament. The exception was Louisville, who ranked 35th in SOR among all teams. Utah State, who ranked 66th in SOR overall, made it instead.

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37d

Colorado St. atop NIT field as L'ville declines invite

Colorado State, Saint Louis, Memphis and Ole Miss are the No. 1 seeds for the National Invitation Tournament. Louisville, ranked as the first team out of the NCAA tournament by the selection committee, turned down a spot in the NIT.

41d

Williams dominates inside as Duke rolls to ACC quarters

— Freshman Mark Williams set season highs with 23 points and 19 rebounds for his second double-double, Matthew Hurt added 20 points, and No. 10 seed Duke eased by seventh-seeded Louisville 70-56 on Wednesday night to advance to the quarterfinals of...

Louisville's Slazinski sinks a corner 3 off a cross-court pass (0:30)
41d
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42d

Georgia Tech's Wright named ACC's best player

Georgia Tech senior Moses Wright has been named the ACC's player of the year by the AP. Virginia Tech's Mike Young was named the conference's coach of the year.

Withers muscles his way for a strong two-handed slam (0:21)
45d
49d

Packer & Durham Hour 2: Carlik Jones, Louisville PG

Louisville Point Guard Carlik Jones joins the program to discuss how the Cards will move forward after the loss of Malik Williams. We also are joined by the Lumberjacks who give us some ACC "Which will happen First" and the guys breakdown how important the "double-bye" will be going into the ACC Tournament.

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50d

Louisville's Williams reinjures foot, out 4-6 weeks

Louisville forward/center Malik Williams will miss four to six weeks after reinjuring his right foot in just his third game after returning from nearly a year away because of injury.

52d

Jones scores 25, Louisville stops Duke streak 80-75 in OT

— Carlik Jones scored seven of his 25 points in overtime, sophomore Quinn Slazinski opened the scoring in OT with a 3-pointer and Louisville fended off Duke 80-73 on Saturday night, halting the Blue Devils' late-season win streak at four games.

Withers gets the roll for Louisville and-1 in OT (0:19)
52d
Louisville, Duke head to OT after Cardinals fail to score (0:43)
52d
Johnson hangs on rim after big Cardinals slam (0:17)
52d
Louisville's Jones picks pocket and throws down (0:18)
52d
Johnson flushes alley-oop for Louisville (0:18)
52d
Mack acknowledges maskless video 'not a good look' (2:34)
56d
59d

Walton, Sharpe help UNC beat Louisville 99-54

— Day'Ron Sharpe had 21 points, 11 rebounds and two blocks to lead five North Carolina players scoring in double figures and the Tar Heels trailed for just 29 seconds in their 99-54 win over Louisville on Saturday night.

Tar Heels' Sharpe banks in putback over defender (0:19)
59d
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68d

Louisville-Va. Tech game on Saturday PPD

Louisville's game against No. 18 Virginia Tech on Saturday has been rescheduled for March 3 as the Cardinals continue to adhere to quarantine and contract tracing protocols related to COVID-19.

Team Stats

Points Per Game68.0286th
Rebounds Per Game38.260th
Assists Per Game11.1347th
Points Allowed66.5

Tournament History

Final Fours10
Tournament Record76-44
Championship Seasons1980, 1986, 2013
Tournament Appearances43