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Nwora, Enoch lead No. 5 Louisville past Youngstown St. 78-55

Nov. 10, 2019 8:25 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — In its first home game of the season Sunday, Louisville at times looked like it was in midseason form against Youngstown State. However, coach Chris Mack still found at least one flaw his No. 5 Cardinals need to fix. Jordan Nwora scored 21 points and Steven Enoch added 17 points and...

Nwora scores 23 to lead No. 5 Louisville past Miami 87-74

Nov. 5, 2019 9:33 PM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Jordan Nwora went 4 for 6 from beyond the arc, and from above the basket he didn't miss. Nwora threw in a dunk — literally — to go with his outside shooting, and totaled 23 points and 12 rebounds Tuesday to help the fifth-ranked Cardinals win their season opener at...

No. 5 Louisville rebounds after scandals, expectations soar

Nov. 4, 2019 12:45 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville is back in the national championship conversation after the basketball program was knocked on its heels amid the fallout of embarrassing scandals, including the schools' involvement in a federal investigation into college basketball and escorts performing in the players'...

High expectations for No. 5 Louisville in Year 2 under Mack

Oct. 23, 2019 10:35 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville coach Chris Mack said he isn't buying the hype. He's making sure the No. 5 Cardinals don't, either. He wants his players to know it is up to them to do something buzzworthy. In many ways Louisville did that in Mack's first season, going from a scandal-marred program to...

Winston, Howard top AP preseason All-America men's team

Oct. 22, 2019 12:06 PM EDT

Cassius Winston had a long list of accomplishments at Michigan State. He led the Spartans to Big Ten regular-season and tournament titles and into the Final Four. He was the Big Ten player of the year, an Associated Press All-American, one of the nation's best players. No one would have blamed the gritty guard...

No. 1 Michigan State tops AP preseason men's basketball Top 25; Kentucky, Kansas, Duke and Louisville round out top five

Oct. 21, 2019 12:01 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — No. 1 Michigan State tops AP preseason men's basketball Top 25; Kentucky, Kansas, Duke and Louisville round out top five.

Mack: Louisville's Slazinski hospitalized with appendicitis

Oct. 16, 2019 3:48 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville coach Chris Mack says forward Quinn Slazinski has been hospitalized with appendicitis that might require surgery. Asked after the team's annual tipoff luncheon Wednesday whether he'd redshirt the 6-foot-8, 215-pound freshman, Mack said Slazinski was in a hospital with the...

Ex-Louisville players, NCAA settle suit over vacated title

Sep. 30, 2019 9:09 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A group of former Louisville men's basketball players have reached a confidential settlement of a lawsuit with the NCAA that did not restore the Cardinals' vacated 2013 national championship and 2012 Final Four but retains the players' statistics and honors "without an asterisk." The...

Louisville forward Williams out 6-8 weeks with broken foot

Sep. 23, 2019 4:54 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville says forward Malik Williams will miss six to eight weeks with a broken right foot, leaving the Cardinals without their third-leading returning rebounder for the early part of the season. The 6-foot-11, 245-pound junior had a screw inserted into his fifth metatarsal on...

Pitino settles with Louisville, ready for 'new chapter'

Sep. 18, 2019 5:16 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A fiercely competitive coach on the court, Rick Pitino didn't want to fight in one anymore. So the University of Louisville Athletic Association and Pitino settled lawsuits stemming from his departure from the school, with the former men's basketball coach's personnel file changing...