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23-8, 4th in ACC
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Onuaku to leave L'ville early, stay in draft pool

Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.

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Louisville loses top shot blocker

Chinanu Onuaku will stay in the NBA draft, Rick Pitino tells ESPN. In his sophomore season, Onuaku led the Cardinals in blocks and was second in rebounds.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Down to 10 decisions before tonight's 11:59 deadline: Roscoe Allen (Stanford); Jaron Blossomgame (Clemson), Nikola Jovanovic (USC), Marcus Lee (Kentucky), Chinanu Onuaku (Louisville), Alec Peters (Valpo), Pascal Siakam (NM State), Caleb Swanigan (Purdue), Melo Trimble (Maryland), Andrew White (Nebraska).

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Official decisions left (14 remain) before tonight's 11:59 deadline: Roscoe Allen (Stanford); James Blackmon (Indiana), Jaron Blossomgame (Clemson), Isaiah Briscoe (Kentucky), Tyler Dorsey (Oregon), Nikola Jovanovic (USC), Marcus Lee (Kentucky), Chinanu Onuaku (Louisville), Alec Peters (Valpo), Pascal Siakam (NM State), Caleb Swanigan (Purdue), Melo Trimble (Maryland), Andrew White (Nebraska), Troy Williams (Indiana).

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Official decisions coming tomorrow for about 20 players who have tested the waters: Roscoe Allen (Stanford); James Blackmon (Indiana), Jaron Blossomgame (Clemson), Isaiah Briscoe (Kentucky), Dillon Brooks (Oregon), Tyler Dorsey (Oregon), Josh Hart (Villanova), Nikola Jovanovic (USC), Marcus Lee (Kentucky), Malik Newman (Miss St), Chinanu Onuaku (Louisville), Alec Peters (Valpo), Pascal Siakam (NM State), Caleb Swanigan (Purdue), Melo Trimble (Maryland), Andrew White (Nebraska), Isaiah Whitehead (Seton Hall), Troy Williams (Indiana).

Onuaku on track for NBA draft

Chinanu Onuaku averaged 9.9 points, 8.5 rebounds and two blocks per game in fewer than 25 minutes per contest last season. Jeff Goodman writes that Onuaku is a player who many NBA executives project could slide into the back end of the first round. Will they stay or will they go (Insider)

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Louisville's Onuaku to undergo heart procedure

Louisville sophomore Chinanu Onuaku says he will have a "minor" procedure to correct a heart arrhythmia which was detected during last week's NBA Draft combine in Chicago.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

University of Louisville announces big man Chinanu Onuaku will have a medical procedure done in Chicago today to correct a heart rhythm issue known as Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome. Onuaku considered a potential late first-rounder who hasn't hired agent yet.

Report: Onuaku undecided for draft

Though Louisville sophomore Chinanu Onuaku had a strong showing at the NBA combine, he remains torn about whether to return to college or hire an agent and focus on the NBA draft, reports Jeff Greer. "It's how I feel. If I feel like I'm ready, and I feel like the teams in the NBA are going to pick me, then I'm going to go," Onuaku said. The Courier-Journal

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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.

Team Stats

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

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Tournament History

Final Fours10
Tournament Record75-42
Championship Seasons1980, 1986, 2013
Tournament Appearances41