LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville coach Chris Mack admitted it was “not a good look” to be shown maskless in a video while celebrating the Cardinals’ Dec. 26 victory over rival Kentucky.
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — No. 16 Louisville twice flirted with handing Wake Forest a lopsided loss only to squander leads. The good news for coach Chris Mack was the way the Cardinals responded...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The 12th-ranked Wisconsin Badgers overwhelmed short-handed Louisville, handing the No. 23 Cardinals their worst loss in more than 60 years.
A look at the upcoming week around the Atlantic Coast Conference:
GAME OF THE WEEKEND
No. 23 Louisville at No. 12 Wisconsin. It’s a belated matchup from the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. The...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville forward/center Malik Williams will miss at least 12 weeks after reinjuring his right foot, an injury that sidelined him at the start of last...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville athletic director Vince Tyra said head coaches and senior department staffers will take 10% salary cuts among proposed budget reductions to offset anticipated...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville guard Darius Perry will transfer to another school for his final college season after starting 26 games as a junior.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — With one game left in the grueling Atlantic Coast Conference schedule, Louisville controls its own fate.
Jordan Nwora had 20 points and 12 rebounds, and the...
ATLANTA (AP) — Right from the opening tip, Chris Mack fretted that his team just wasn't ready to play.
His guys were lethargic. They didn't seem to have any passion. There was no sense of...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville trailed Wake Forest in tempo and points at halftime. The Cardinals cranked up the energy after the break, and that kept them on their roll.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Sixth-ranked Louisville turned in a mistake-filled start to Saturday's game at North Carolina State, then had trouble protecting a comfortable second-half lead.
BOSTON (AP) — Only a late-game cold streak kept Louisville forward Jordan Nwora from scoring 40 points and breaking a two decade-old record at Boston College.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Louisville's big lead was all but gone, leaving the 11th-ranked Cardinals clinging to a slim margin while the fans packed into Duke's famously hostile home arena were roaring...
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Louisville’s Dwayne Sutton came up big when the No. 13 Cardinals needed him the most on the road against Notre Dame.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A look at the upcoming week around the Atlantic Coast Conference:
GAME OF THE WEEKEND
No. 18 Florida State at No. 7 Louisville. The Cardinals (11-2, 2-0) join...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — After struggling for the first 30 minutes, No. 3 Louisville finally found its rhythm on offense at a critical time Wednesday night.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville rebounded from a lackluster defeat that will end its stay at No. 1 with the offensive patience and accuracy that fueled its rise to the top.
Louisville became the fourth No. 1 team to lose this season, falling to Texas Tech 70-57 Tuesday night as Davide Moretti scored 18 points and hit successive 3-pointers at Madison Square...
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...
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.
Louisville moved to No. 1 and Michigan had a historic climb to No. 4 in another wild week in The Associated Press Top 25.
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...
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...
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...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville coach Chris Mack couldn’t find any fault with his team’s performance against Indiana State.
The Cardinals started off hot from the field and cooled only...
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.
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...
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...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville coach Chris Mack says forward Quinn Slazinski has been hospitalized with appendicitis that might require surgery.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville freshman guard David Johnson will be out four to six months because of an injury to his left shoulder.
The university says Thursday that Johnson was hurt...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville has added former St. Joseph's point guard Lamarr "Fresh" Kimble to its roster as a graduate transfer.
A two-year starter and only three-time captain for the...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville leading scorer Jordan Nwora will enter the NBA draft pool and maintain his collegiate eligibility for now.
Nwora didn't specify in a release Thursday if he...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Louisville wasn't expected to be here this March.
But the Cardinals adopted a motto of sorts — "working hard and being tough" — and they have done just enough of both...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — For the first time in two weeks, Louisville players hugged each other in celebration instead of consolation.
Then again, the Cardinals had reasons to rejoice after...
BOSTON (AP) — Louisville center Steven Enoch beat his defender and went up for the dunk, slamming the ball down with the full force his 6-foot-10, 260-pound body could muster.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Five days after watching a 23-point second-half lead disappear, No. 16 Louisville found itself on the brink of another calamity on Saturday.
The Cardinals beat Clemson 56-55, but they led by seven with 17 seconds remaining, and the Tigers had two chances in the final seconds to walk off the court with a win.
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, Ky. (AP) — The shots weren't falling for No. 23 Louisville on Saturday, so the Cardinals needed to make sure the same thing happened to Pittsburgh.
Jordan Nwora scored 17 points to help Louisville rally past Pitt 66-51 and avenge its only conference loss this season.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Louisville went from suffering a confidence-jarring loss against a long-struggling Atlantic Coast Conference program to handing Roy Williams his worst home loss in 16 seasons with North Carolina.
Tough to explain? Even the Hall of Famer had a hard time with that.
"We never really got into the game," Williams said after Saturday's 83-62 defeat to the Cardinals. "I'd like to give you a brilliant answer as to why, but I can't give you that brilliant answer."
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville knew it had time, manpower and shooters to overcome Miami. The challenge was finding the focus needed to make those factors work.
Once the Cardinals finally dialed in mentally, they didn't miss a beat.
Jordan Nwora scored 18 of his 20 points before halftime, Malik Williams finished with a career-high 19 and Louisville overcame a 15-point deficit to rout Miami 90-73 on Sunday night and give coach Chris Mack his initial Atlantic Coast Conference victory.
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."
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — All season, Louisville coach Chris Mack has wanted to establish Steven Enoch's presence in the post. The junior did just that on both sides of the court Wednesday.
Enoch, a 6-foot-11 center who sat out last season after transferring from Connecticut, and Jordan Nwora both put up big nights for the Cardinals, who cruised to an 86-41 victory over Central Arkansas on Wednesday night.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — If there's one word that can best describe Louisville during the early stages of the college basketball season, it would be resiliency.
Just ask the head coach and the reserve shooting guard.
"I was pleased with our resiliency," said Louisville head coach Chris Mack, after his team escaped the Prudential Center Saturday with a 70-65 victory over Seton Hall. "We just keep fighting back."
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — No matter what line he shot from behind against No. 9 Michigan State, Louisville junior guard Ryan McMahon was feeling it.
The Cardinals fed off his energy to not only give first-year coach Chris Mack a significant win, but a gutsy one at that.
McMahon made two free throws with 7.1 seconds remaining in overtime before Jordan Nwora made another from the line with 3.1 seconds left to seal it as Louisville upset the Spartans 82-78 on Tuesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
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, Ky. (AP) — The second act of Louisville's Chris Mack era produced the same outcome as the first, but this time the Cardinals came away with a much better showing.
Jordan Nwora scored a career-high 20 points as the Cardinals (2-0) easily dominated Southern 104-54 Tuesday night. Malik Williams also posted a career high of 17 points in the rout.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Chris Mack would've preferred a smoother start to his Louisville coaching debut and seemed happy only about the outcome.
Little was pretty about the Cardinals' opener, but at least it ended successfully against Nicholls State.
Steven Enoch had 15 points including a pair of critical free throws with 1:57 remaining, Darius Perry added 14 points and the Cardinals thrived at the foul line to hold off the Colonels 85-72 on Thursday night in Mack's first game with the Cardinals.
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).