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2017 Schedule
9-1, 1st in ACC
Louisville cruises past Texas Southern (0:40)
Chris Morris

Little movement on third bracket line

Joe Lunardi drops Virginia from a No. 2 following its home loss to West Virginia. Louisville, Gonzaga and Saint Mary's stay put from last week. Bracketology

No. 11 Louisville dominates Southern Illinois (0:53)
Spalding goes coast-to-coast for huge slam (0:48)

Louisville falls in Power Rankings

After a single-digit win over Grand Canyon, the Cardinals slightly dropped from last week's top-10 spot. Power Rankings

Bracketology: Cards remain No. 3 seed

After Louisville split its past two games vs. Baylor and Purdue, the Cardinals didn't move in Joe Lunardi's latest projection. Bracketology

Louisville holds off Purdue (0:56)

No. 14 Louisville outlasts No. 15 Purdue 71-64

Ray Spalding and Mangok Mathiang each scored11 points and Donovan Mitchell contributed seven critical points down the stretch to help No. 14 Louisville hold off No. 15 Purdue 71-64 on Wednesday.

Mitchell happy with Louisville's win over Purdue (1:16)
Purdue head coach Matt Painter talks about Purdue's first half offensive struggles (0:40)

John Gasaway ESPN Insider 

After 16 minutes, Purdue has attempted 21 shots from the field and 17 of them have been jumpers. This is what Louisville can do, even to a team with a big interior presence. Boilermakers fortunate to be down by seven.

Great passing leads to Louisville dunk (0:20)
Slick move leads to open 3 for Purdue (0:22)
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WATCH: No. 15 Purdue at No. 14 Louisville

The Cardinals rank among the top 10 nationally in PPG, FG percentage, 3-point percentage and blocks per game. But can they stop Purdue's starting frontcourt duo of Caleb Swanigan and Isaac Haas? Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

Will Cards develop into a top-10 team?

Despite Louisville's recent loss to Baylor, three of our four experts are confident that Rick Pitino will get the Cardinals peaking in March. Roundtable (Insider)

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Who will win the ACC/Big Ten Challenge?

It's all tied up 4-4 entering Day 3. According to ESPN's BPI, however, the ACC is favored to win five of the final six matchups on Wednesday night. BPI projections (Insider)

ESPN Stats & Info

BPI favors No. 14 Louisville vs. No. 15 Purdue

While the size and skill of the Boilermakers' frontcourt will be difficult for many opponents to match, the Cardinals' defense can be suffocating -- it ranks second nationally in adjusted defense. ACC/Big Ten notes (Insider)

Louisville takes a tumble in ranks

After blowing a 22-point lead against Baylor in the championship game at the Battle 4 Atlantis, the Cardinals take a three-spot drop in the ranks. Rick Pitino and his boys keep a spot in the top 10, though, at No. 9. Power Rankings

Team Stats

Points Per Game74.9Tied-154th
Rebounds Per Game44.19th
Assists Per Game14.6Tied-134th
Points Allowed58.412th

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Tournament History

Final Fours10
Tournament Record75-42
Championship Seasons1980, 1986, 2013
Tournament Appearances41