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2016 Schedule
23-8, 4th in ACC
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Watch: Jordan brand classic

It's a star-studded roster for this year's game. The West team is headlined by Michigan State's Miles Bridges and VIllanova's Omari Spellman, while the East features Florida State's Jonathan Isaac. Live on ESPN2/WatchESPN

Louisville recruiting in wake of NCAA investigation (0:44)
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No dance for Louisville/SMU

And what a shame that was. Both the Cardinals and the Mustangs played well enough to be in the tournament, but sins off the court forced them to sit home. Vitale's Sweet 16 moments

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Stories to cure college hoop withdrawals

A long offseason awaits, but we put together a list of matters to keep an eye on before practice starts in October. Both Louisville and North Carolina should receive notification from the NCAA soon, which could have an impact on next season for two potential top-10 teams. Top storylines for 2016-17 season


2017 Bracketology: No. 3 Seeds

  • East: Xavier Musketeers
  • West: Louisville Cardinals
  • South: West Virginia Mountaineers
  • Midwest: North Carolina Tar Heels
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Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

From Louisville on more self-imposed sanctions: Reducing by two the number of scholarships awarded in men's basketball, (one in 2017-18, and one in 2018-19). Reducing recruiting opportunities immediately in men's basketball (days coaching staff may recruit) by 30 (approximately a 24% reduction); and Reducing official visits in men's basketball by two (one in 2016-17, and one in 2017-18).

Louisville to self-impose more penalties

The Louisville men's basketball team will self-impose more penalties in connection to the ongoing investigation of a sex scandal, a source told ESPN's Dana O'Neil. The team will lose two scholarships, one in 2017-18 and one in 2018-19, coaches will be docked 30 recruiting days and the program will reduce the number of official visits it offers to recruits by two. Story

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Louisville adds more self-imposed penalties

Louisville will announce more self-imposed penalties, including the loss of two scholarships, as investigation continues into a sex scandal.

Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

Less than 24 hours after the thrilling finish to the 2015-2016 NCAA men's basketball season, the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook posted its future-book odds for the 2016-17 season with the Duke Blue Devils as the 9-2 favorites. Kentucky is the second choice at 6-1 with defending champion Villanova at 8-1.

Louisville could be a force again

If Louisville returns Chinanu Onuaku after he tests the NBA draft waters, the Cards could be a top-five team. But after a self-imposed NCAA tournament ban, Louisville will also have to avoid additional sanctions from the committee on infractions in order to contend. Way-Too-Early Top 25

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Ranking all 78 NCAA tournament champions

Villanova captured its second national title when Kris Jenkins hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to beat North Carolina. Where do the 2016 Wildcats rank on the list of other NCAA tournament champs?

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Villanova looks to snap 2-seed drought

Only two No. 2 seeds have defeated a No. 1 seed in a national title game: Magic Johnson and Michigan State in 1979 and "Never Nervous" Pervis Ellison and Louisville in 1986,

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Last 2-seed to beat 1-seed in title game

It was Denny Crum's 1986 Louisville squad when it defeated Jay Bilas and Duke. Since then, No. 1 seeds have won six straight against No. 2 seeds in the title game (7-2 all-time).

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Bolomboy, Paige lead West over East in ASG

Weber State's Joel Bolomboy had 15 points and 11 rebounds to lead the West to an 89-85 win over the East in the NCAA All-Star game Friday.

Sam Strong ESPN Staff Writer 

All participants rocking gold laces tonight. Louisville's Damion Lee went with the pink shoes he wore earlier this season at Virginia.

V.J. King has big shoes to fill in Louisville

The incoming forward figures to be Louisville's replacement for Damion Lee. King (No. 26 overall, ESPN 100) will play in Wednesday's McDonald's All-American Game (9 p.m. ET on ESPN). Who to watch (Insider)

Fair for schools to impose self-bans on postseason? (5:42)
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Two ACC teams are going to Houston

Syracuse faces Virginia and Notre Dame meets North Carolina in Sunday's Elite Eight games, which means the ACC will have two teams in the Final Four for the sixth time in history.

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Villanova loves the Bluegrass State

Villanova has knocked off the AP No. 1 team twice in the NCAA tournament while playing in the state of Kentucky.

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Fun facts about Russ Smith's 65 points

It's not often that someone scores 65 points in a game, even in the NBA D-League. The former Louisville star's performance on Thursday was indeed "Russ-diculous."

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Another Russ-diculous performance

Former Louisville star Russ Smith set a new NBA D-League single-game scoring record with 65 points on Wednesday for the Delaware 87ers. Smith was only 1-for-5 from beyond the arc in doing so. Story

Team Stats

Points Per Game67.0
Rebounds Per Game32.5
Assists Per Game11.3
Points Allowed62.323rd

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