The Louisville Cardinals are competing in their 7th Sweet Sixteen appearance of all time. They won the Louisville Regional by defeating Chattanooga and Tennessee. Of the common opponents MSU and Louisville have played, Louisiana has defeated Vanderbilt and Kentucky. They lost earlier this season to South Carolina.
Louisville averages 75 points a game and hold their opponents to 60 points a game. They are led by Asia Durr who averages 19.2 PPG. Mariya Moore and Myisha Hines-Allen also average double digit points.
They are led by Jeff Waltz who is in his 10th season with the Cardinals. He has guided Louisville to the NCAA Tournament 9 out of his 10 years at Louisville. And he has led Louisville to the National Championship Game Twice. The Cardinals have made all 7 Sweet Sixteen Appearances under Waltz.
The Cardinals will be taking on the Baylor Bears Friday night 30 mins after Mississippi State takes on Washington. We will preview Baylor tomorrow and an expanded preview on Washington on Friday.