The Louisville Cardinals are fresh off a 2-0 week, defeating SMU 84-71 and UConn 81-48. At 26-5, here is a look at where the Cards find themselves in the updated NCAA statistical rankings.
Louisville is 1st in both scoring margin (19.6) and turnover margin (6.8 Ratio); 12th in scoring offense (81.8 PPG); 13th in assist turnover ratio (1.48 Ratio); and 20th in scoring defense (62.2 OPP PPG).
Louisville is the 2nd best team according to kenpom.com. Arizona is the only team ranked ahead of the Cards.
Finally, here is the official bracket for the American Athletic Conference men’s basketball championship. Louisville is the #2 seed and will play Thursday at 3 p.m. ET against the winner of SMU-Rutgers. The game will be televised live on ESPNU.