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2019 Schedule
6-3, 1st in ACC
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7dMyron Medcalf

What's real and what's fake one month in

Just a month into the season and there are a lot of questions to ask: Is Duke really legit? Has Chris Mack saved Louisville? Can anyone challenge KU in the Big 12?


Nwora, Cunningham cap Louisville win over Seton Hall

Dwayne Sutton scored all 12 of his points in the first half and Jordan Nwora hit four free throws in the final minute, leading Louisville to a come-from-behind 70-65 win over Seton Hall Saturday at the Prudential Center.

Louisville's McMahon buries dagger 3 (0:16)
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14dJeff Borzello

Cards' Mack gets early signature win over MSU

After an overtime loss four days earlier, first-year Louisville coach Chris Mack reminded his team what it needed to do in overtime against Michigan State on Tuesday. The Cardinals responded and knocked off the No. 9 Spartans 82-78.


Louisville upsets No. 9 Michigan State 82-78 in overtime

Ryan McMahon made two free throws with 7.1 seconds remaining in overtime before Jordan Nwora made another from the line with 3.1 seconds left to seal it as Louisville upset No. 9 Michigan State 82-78 on Tuesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Louisville knocks off Michigan State in overtime. Cardinals punched the Spartans in the mouth early and kept them on their heels. Ryan McMahon (24 points) was huge for Louisville, especially from the free-throw line in overtime. Impressive statement from Chris Mack's team.

Nwora 3-pointer puts Louisville up two in OT (0:18)
Michigan State-Louisville heads to OT after ugly sequence (0:32)
Loyer drives baseline for Michigan State bucket (0:24)

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Louisville punched Michigan State in the mouth early in the game, and the Cardinals have been able to keep the Spartans at bay. Michigan State getting nothing going offensively until late in the first half, started getting paint touches. Louisville locked in defensively.

Louisville's Sutton sinks 3-ball from NBA range (0:19)

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Marquette pulls it out in overtime against Louisville. Markus Howard was terrific after halftime, going for 18 points and four assists in the second half and overtime. Louisville did a really good job of taking him out of his comfort zone in the first half, but Howard adjusted.

Howard drops a dime to John for two-handed jam (0:20)
John posterizes defender with monster dunk (0:32)
Morrow throws down one-handed slam (0:27)

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Louisville with a solid half defensively, especially on Markus Howard. Howard couldn't get anything going on the offensive end, barely had any clean looks at the basket. Sam Hauser kept Marquette in it. Louisville up five at the half.

King mashes dunk over defender (0:23)
Bowden loses defender for easy score (0:22)
Williams contorts to hit difficult shot (0:21)
Nwora throws down fast-break jam (0:23)

Team Stats

Points Per Game81.7
Rebounds Per Game37.2
Assists Per Game13.3
Points Allowed69.4Tied-135th

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Tournament History

Final Fours10
Tournament Record76-43
Championship Seasons1980, 1986, 2013
Tournament Appearances42