Louisville Women's Basketball 2023 NCAA Tournament Capsule


Louisville Cardinals

ACC (23-11, 12-6)

Big Wins: 11/20 vs Texas (71-63), 3/4 vs Notre Dame (64-38)
Bad Losses: 11/21 vs South Dakota State (55-65), 1/26 at Wake Forest (57-68)
Coach: Jeff Walz
Probable Starters:
Nyla Harris, Freshman, Forward, 4.4 ppg, 3.6 rpg
Olivia Cochran, Junior, Forward, 8.1 ppg, 6.5 rpg
Hailey Van Lith, Junior, Guard, 19.2 ppg, 3.2 apg, 4.8 rpg
Chrislyn Carr, Senior, Guard, 11.4 ppg, 2.6 apg
Mykasa Robinson, Senior, Guard, 5.8 ppg, 4.2 apg, 5.1 rpg, 2.0 spg
Key Role Players:
Norika Konno, Senior, Guard, 2.6 ppg, 1.2 apg
Morgan Jones, Senior, Guard, 9.0 ppg, 1.4 apg, 4.2 rpg
Merissah Russell, Junior, Guard, 4.4 ppg
Liz Dixon, Senior, Forward, 5.1 ppg, 3.7 rpg
By the Numbers:
Scoring Offense: 73.2 (48th in nation, 4th in conference)
Scoring Defense: 64.2 (179, 11)
Field-Goal Percentage: 45.3 (31, 3)
Field-Goal Defense: 40.0 (172, 11)
Three-Point Field Goals Per Game: 5.5 (196, 9)
Three-Point Field-Goal Percentage: 34.9 (38, 2)
Free-Throw Percentage: 75.3 (54, 1)
Rebound Margin: 4.7 (62, 6)
Assists Per Game: 15.3 (56, 3)
Turnovers Per Game: 15.7 (178, 10)
Recent Postseason Appearances:
2022NCAARound of 64 win over Albany
2022NCAARound of 32 win over Gonzaga
2022NCAARegional Semifinal win over Tennessee
2022NCAARegional Final win over Michigan
2022NCAANational Semifinal loss to South Carolina
2021NCAARound of 64 win over Marist
2021NCAARound of 32 win over Northwestern
2021NCAARegional Semifinal win over Oregon
2021NCAARegional Final loss to Stanford
2019NCAAFirst Round win over Robert Morris
2019NCAASecond Round win over Michigan
2019NCAAThird Round win over Oregon State
2019NCAAQuarterfinal loss to Connecticut
2018NCAARound of 64 win over Boise State
2018NCAARound of 32 win over Marquette
2018NCAARegional Semifinal win over Stanford
2018NCAARegional Final win over Oregon State
2018NCAANational Semifinal loss to Mississippi State
2017NCAARound of 64 win over Chattanooga
2017NCAARound of 32 win over Tennessee
2017NCAARegional Semifinal loss to Baylor
2016NCAARound of 64 win over Central Arkansas
2016NCAARound of 32 loss to DePaul
2015NCAARound of 64 win over BYU
2015NCAARound of 32 win over South Florida
2015NCAARegional Semifinal loss to Dayton
2014NCAARound of 64 win over Idaho
2014NCAARound of 32 win over Iowa
2014NCAARegional Semifinal win over LSU
2014NCAARegional Final loss to Maryland
2013NCAARound of 64 win over Middle Tennessee
2013NCAARound of 32 win over Purdue
2013NCAARegional Semifinal win over Baylor
2013NCAARegional Final win over Tennessee
2013NCAANational Semifinal win over California
2013NCAANational Final loss to Connecticut
2012NCAARound of 64 win over Michigan State
2012NCAARound of 32 loss to Maryland
2011NCAARound of 64 win over Vanderbilt
2011NCAARound of 32 win over Xavier
2011NCAARegional Semifinal loss to Gonzaga
2010WBIFirst Round loss to Bradley
2009NCAARound of 64 win over Liberty
2009NCAARound of 32 win over LSU
2009NCAARegional Semifinal win over Baylor
2009NCAARegional Final win over Maryland
2009NCAANational Semifinal win over Oklahoma
2009NCAANational Final loss to Connecticut
2008NCAARound of 64 win over Miami of Ohio
2008NCAARound of 32 win over Kansas State
2008NCAARegional Semifinal loss to Kentucky
2007NCAARound of 64 win over Brigham Young
2007NCAARound of 32 loss to Arizona State
*all team stats through 3/2