Latest Louisville Cardinals men's basketball News

Ohio St jumps to No. 3 behind Louisville, Kansas in Top 25

Dec. 9, 2019 12:54 PM EST

Louisville and Kansas finally provided some consistency to what has been a volatile Top 25 poll this season while perennial bluebloods Michigan State and North Carolina continued to tumble after another wave of defeats. The Cardinals solidified their place at No. 1 in the AP Top 25 released Monday after routing...

No. 1 Louisville pulls away from Pittsburgh, 64-46

Dec. 7, 2019 1:07 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The most impressive thing about Louisville's response to Pittsburgh's comeback attempt was how quickly and effectively the No. 1 Cardinals shut it down. Not unlike the way they started. Jordan Nwora scored 19 points, Malik Williams had 13 points and 11 rebounds off the bench, and...

No. 1 Louisville tops No. 4 Michigan 58-43 in Big Ten/ACC

Dec. 3, 2019 11:26 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville players and coach Chris Mack cared more about protecting the basket against Michigan than defending their new perch atop the rankings. Fulfilling that priority helped the Cardinals succeed in their season debut as the nation’s No. 1 team. Jordan Nwora had 22 points...

No. 1 Louisville gets a huge test against No. 4 Michigan

Dec. 3, 2019 8:05 PM EST

Louisville moved to No. 1 and Michigan had a historic climb to No. 4 in another wild week in The Associated Press Top 25. Expect more changes next week. On Tuesday, the Wolverines play on the road against the Cardinals, who moved to No. 1 this week for the first time in six years. Next Monday’s poll could...

Louisville is new No. 1, unranked Michigan goes to No. 4

Dec. 2, 2019 5:23 PM EST

Louisville is the latest No. 1 following an unexpected loss by Duke. Michigan has matched a record by debuting at No. 4. A season of parity is taking a toll in the AP Top 25. Louisville became the fourth team in five weeks to claim the top spot, receiving 48 of 65 first-place votes from a national media panel in...

Howard has Michigan rolling entering big game at Louisville

Dec. 2, 2019 1:38 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Juwan Howard breaks out the Cabbage Patch dance only for special occasions. He did it when he finally became an NBA champion player with the Miami Heat in 2012. He did it again the next year, when the Heat won another title and he was transitioning to a coaching life. Heat players like Dwyane...

No. 2 Louisville breezes past Western Kentucky 71-54

Nov. 29, 2019 8:10 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Louisville downplayed the possibility it could earn its first No. 1 ranking in six years next week. The second-ranked Cardinals already had made a convincing argument on the floor. Jordan Nwora scored 25 points as Louisville defeated Western Kentucky 71-54 on Friday to remain...

No. 2 Louisville put on notice as possible next No. 1

Nov. 27, 2019 5:47 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Being No. 1 in men’s basketball this year doesn’t seem like what it’s cracked up to be. Duke and Kentucky were upended in record-setting fashion as the No. 1 teams in the nation and those upsets have put second-ranked Louisville on notice with Cardinals poised to...

No. 2 Louisville leads big before holding off Akron 82-76

Nov. 24, 2019 9:53 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Chris Mack hopes No. 2 Louisville learns from a huge scare against Akron. Ryan McMahon made two free throws with 16.8 seconds left, helping No. 2 Louisville escape Akron 82-76 on Sunday night. The Zips trailed 55-33 early in the second half before getting within 78-74 on the second...

No. 2 Louisville rallies past USC Upstate 76-50

Nov. 20, 2019 10:54 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville’s latest rout was anything but routine. The No. 2 Cardinals trailed in the second half for the first time this season against a determined USC Upstate squad that challenged them longer than expected. That scare got Louisville’s attention, and its response was...