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2018 Schedule
8th in ACC
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10dDarren Rovell

'Papa' John out as chairman, Louisville trustee

Papa John's founder and Louisville booster John Schnatter resigned from the school's board of trustees after it was reported that he used a racial slur during a conference call.

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Ex-Louisville players sue NCAA over 2013 title

A group of former Louisville men's basketball players have filed a lawsuit against the NCAA over the organization's vacation of the Cardinals' 2013 national championship and 2012 Final Four appearance.

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12dMyron Medcalf

Teams on the outside looking in at Way-Too-Early Top 25

We're just not sold on UCLA or Indiana yet. Need to see more from Maryland and Cincinnati. They're among the men's basketball teams that didn't make the cut for the 2018-19 top 25.

Bilas doesn't know if Pitino will coach again (0:56)
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50dAdam Rittenberg

UNC-Michigan highlights ACC/Big Ten clashes

Michigan, the 2017-18 national runner-up, will host North Carolina on Nov. 28 as part of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Other matchups include Michigan State at Louisville and Indiana at Duke on Nov. 27.

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

Espn 60 Josh Nickelberry commits to Louisville. The first big recruit for Chris Mack. This breaks the ice for the Cardinals.

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51dJeff Borzello

ESPN 60 junior Nickelberry commits to Louisville

ESPN 60 junior Josh Nickelberry committed to Louisville on Thursday night, giving Chris Mack his first high school recruit since taking over the Cardinals in March.

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

Evaluated and spoke with Kahlil Whitney last weekend at the EYBL. He is receiving heavy recruiting attention from Florida State, Louisville, Illinois , Miami, Ohio State, Oregon, Seton Hall and Saint John's. He is one of the better small forwards in the class of 2019.

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52dJeff Goodman and Jeff Borzello

Ineligible Bowen to remain in NBA draft

Brian Bowen has decided to remain in the NBA draft after learning he would be ineligible to play at South Carolina next season.

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

I spoke with Espn 100 PG Courtney Ramey. Today he is taking his official Louisville. He has already made official visits to Texas and Oklahoma State. At Webster Groves HS, Ramey has won back to back state championships and Mr. Basketball under Jay Blossom. He greatest strengths are his leadership, scoring ability, passing vision and positional length.

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102dMark Schlabach

KU, NC State latest mentioned in bribery case

Federal prosecutors on Tuesday added additional criminal counts to the indictment of Adidas executive James Gatto, alleging that he conspired to provide cash payments to the families of former basketball players at Kansas and NC State.

Mack on Louisville: 'I believe we can win a national championship there' (1:10)
Chris Mack felt it was 'right time' to leave Xavier (1:46)
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Louisville coach Mack: 'Time to turn the page'

Chris Mack, who was introduced as the Cardinals' basketball coach Wednesday, said he understands he has big shoes to fill as Louisville moves on from several scandal-marred seasons.

Goodman: Mack hiring 'a perfect marriage for both sides' (1:00)
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116dJeff Goodman and Jeff Borzello

Sources: Louisville, Mack agree to 7-year deal

Chris Mack, who has been the men's basketball coach of the Xavier Musketeers for the past nine seasons, has agreed to a seven-year deal with the Louisville Cardinals, multiple sources told ESPN.

Team Stats

Points Per Game75.6122nd
Rebounds Per Game36.6109th
Assists Per Game13.6173rd
Points Allowed70.4123rd

Tournament History

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