Louisville Men's Basketball 2021 Postseason Capsule


Louisville Cardinals

ACC (13-7, 8-5)

Big Wins: 1/6 Virginia Tech (73-71), 2/1 Georgia Tech (74-58), 2/27 at Duke (80-73)
Bad Losses: 12/19 at Wisconsin (48-85), 1/16 at Miami (72-78), 3/10 vs Duke (56-70)
Coach:  Chris Mack
Probable Starters:
Carlik Jones, Senior, Guard, 16.8 ppg, 4.5 apg, 4.9 rpg
David Johnson, Sophomore, Guard, 12.6 ppg, 3.2 apg, 5.8 rpg
Samuell Williamson, Sophomore, Forward, 9.6 ppg, 8.1 rpg
Quinn Slazinski, Sophomore, Forward, 6.2 ppg, 3.6 rpg
Jae’Lyn Withers, Freshman, Forward, 10.1 ppg, 7.7 rpg
Key Role Players:
JJ Traynor, Freshman, Forward, 3.9 ppg, 2.0 rpg
Dre Davis, Freshman, Guard, 7.4 ppg, 1.1 apg
Josh Nickelberry, Sophomore, Guard, 2.8 ppg
By the Numbers:
Scoring Offense: 68.6 (245th in nation, 11th in conference)
Scoring Defense: 66.3 (67, 4)
Field-Goal Percentage: 43.8 (188, 9)
Field-Goal Defense: 42.1 (112, 6)
Three-Point Field Goals Per Game: 5.3 (324, 15)
Three-Point Field-Goal Percentage: 31.1 (288, 13)
Free-Throw Percentage: 71.7 (149, 8)
Rebound Margin: 5.2 (36, 3)
Assists Per Game: 11.3 (294, 14)
Turnovers Per Game: 11.6 (60, 5)
Recent Postseason Appearances:
2019NCAARound of 64 loss to Minnesota
2018NITFirst Round win over Northern Kentucky
2018NITSecond Round win over Middle Tennessee State
2018NITQuarterfinal loss to Mississippi State
2017NCAARound of 64 win over Jacksonville State
2017NCAARound of 32 loss to Michigan
2015NCAARound of 64 win over UC Irvine
2015NCAARound of 32 win over Northern Iowa
2015NCAARegional Semifinal win over North Carolina State
2015NCAARegional Final loss to Michigan State
2014NCAARound of 64 win over Manhattan
2014NCAARound of 32 win over Saint Louis
2014NCAARegional Semifinal loss to Kentucky
2013NCAARound of 64 win over North Carolina A&T
2013NCAARound of 32 win over Colorado State
2013NCAARegional Semifinal win over Oregon
2013NCAARegional Final win over Duke
2013NCAANational Semifinal win over Wichita State
2013NCAANational Final win over Michigan
2012NCAARound of 64 win over Davidson
2012NCAARound of 32 win over New Mexico
2012NCAARegional Semifinal win over Michigan State
2012NCAARegional Final win over Florida
2012NCAANational Semifinal loss to Kentucky
2011NCAARound of 64 loss to Morehead State
2010NCAARound of 64 loss to California
2009NCAARound of 64 win over Morehead State
2009NCAARound of 32 win over Siena
2009NCAARegional Semifinal win over Arizona
2009NCAARegional Final loss to Michigan State
2008NCAARound of 64 win over Boise State
2008NCAARound of 32 win over Oklahoma
2008NCAARegional Semifinal win over Tennessee
2008NCAARegional Final loss to Kansas
2007NCAARound of 64 win over Stanford
2007NCAARound of 32 loss to Texas A&M
*all team stats through 3/7