No. 2 Virginia looks to extend streak vs Louisville
Louisville (19-11, 10-7) vs. No. 2 Virginia (27-2, 15-2)
John Paul Jones Arena, Charlottesville, Virginia; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 2 Virginia looks for its ninth straight...
ND looks to end streak vs Louisville
Notre Dame (13-15, 3-12) vs. Louisville (18-11, 9-7)
KFC Yum! Center, Louisville, Kentucky; Sunday, 1:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Louisville looks to extend Notre Dame's conference losing...
Louisville looks to sweep BC
Louisville (18-10, 9-6) vs. Boston College (13-13, 4-10)
Silvio O. Conte Forum, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EST
No. 3 Virginia looks to extend streak vs No. 18 Louisville
No. 3 Virginia (23-2, 11-2) vs. No. 18 Louisville (18-9, 9-5)
KFC Yum! Center, Louisville, Kentucky; Saturday, 12 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 3 Virginia looks for its eighth straight win...
McMahon shoots No. 16 Cardinals past No. 11 Hokies, 72-64
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Ryan McMahon knows No. 16 Louisville's offense is likely to change, and quickly, when he makes a 3-pointer.
"The next possession," he said Monday night after scoring 12 points in a span of 83 seconds in the second half as the Cardinals used a 14-3 run to pull away and beat No. 11 Virginia Tech 72-64 on Monday night. "(Christen Cunningham) and (Dwayne Sutton), they do a great job just when I hit one they keep going back to me until the well is dry."
Nwora, No. 15 Louisville rout Wake Forest 82-54
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — No. 15 Louisville had just polished off another romp on the road, and on the way back to the locker room, a staff member couldn't contain his joy.
So he let out a yell: "Roadkill, baby!"
Two trips to the state of North Carolina, two blowout wins.
The Cardinals won their sixth straight game, routing Wake Forest 82-54 on Wednesday night behind 20 points from Jordan Nwora.
Louisville holds off Boston College 80-70
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Making all but four of his 16 shots was pleasing enough for Jordan Nwora, who complemented his career night with a double-digit rebounding performance that has become habit this season.
Louisville certainly needed the sophomore forward's impressive efforts on both ends to earn a hard-fought victory over Boston College.
Big run helps Louisville avoid scare against Robert Morris
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — With his team trailing at halftime for only the second time this season, Louisville coach Chris Mack entered the locker room and told his players they only needed to make one fix.
"I try not to be that coach, but tonight it was called for: We aren't playing hard enough," Mack said after his Cardinals rallied to beat Robert Morris 73-59 Friday night. "So that's the adjustment that we made. It was to tell them play harder or we're going to lose the game."
Cunningham, Sutton lead sharp shooting Louisville, 83-70
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville used a combination of sharp shooting and effective defense Saturday afternoon to put away Kent State.
The Cardinals got 17 points from Christen Cunningham and 16 from Dwayne Sutton — both season highs — as they notched their seventh consecutive home win, beating the Golden Flashes 83-70.
Louisville (8-3) shot 51 percent from the floor, making 26 of 51, led by Cunningham, who made 5-of-6 shots.
Louisville pulls away late to beat Lipscomb 72-68
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Malik Williams may like to drift out and shoot a 3, but Louisville needed its power forward to grab every rebound he could get his hands on.
The sophomore did Wednesday night, grabbing 13 rebounds that included 10 on the defensive end to go with 10 points to help the Cardinals fend off Lipscomb 72-68 on Wednesday night.
Louisville (7-3) rebounded from a 68-67 loss to Indiana on Saturday that snapped a three-game winning streak.
No. 5 Tennessee tops Louisville in NIT Season Tip-Off
NEW YORK (AP) — Grant Williams scored 24 points and No. 5 Tennessee had five players In double figures to beat Louisville 92-81 in the first semifinal of the NIT Season Tip-Off on Wednesday night.
Admiral Schofield added 20 points for the Vols (4-0), who shot 54 percent from the field. The win was the 664th of Tennessee coach Rick Barnes' career. It moved him past John Wooden on the all-time Division I wins list.
Louisville Preview Capsule
Last season: 22-14, reached NIT quarterfinals.
Coach: Chris Mack (first season).
Conference: Atlantic Coast.
Who's gone: Center Anas Mahmoud, guard Quentin Snider, forwards Deng Adel and Ray Spalding (NBA).