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Louisville/Connecticut Postgame Notes

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Via Stat Sheet:

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 6:44 left to go.
  • Louisville started 19-5 during the 2008, 2002, and 1996 seasons (since 1996).
  • The win over Connecticut extended the Louisville winning streak to 5 games.
  • Lville beat the spread by 17.0 points. That makes the 12th time this season the Cardinals have beat the spread.
  • This was the 6th blowout win this season (a win by 20 or more points). Over the past 5 seasons, Lville has been on the winning end of 52 blowout games.
  • The Cardinals have won 100% of the time this season (6-0) after recording 80 or more total points.
  • Louisville has won 100% of the time this season (9-0) when its had a field goal percentage of 44.4% or better.
  • Louisville has won 75% of the time this season (6-2) after committing 13 or fewer turnovers.
  • Lville has won 100% of the time this season (5-0) when opponents record 7 or fewer assists.
  • Lville wins 84% of the time this season (11-2) when their opponent has 15 or more turnovers.
  • Lville has won 77% of the time this season (7-2) after holding an opponent to under 35.1% field goal percentage.
  • This season Louisville has won 80% of the time (4-1) when Chris Smith has 4 three pointers or more, 78% of the time (15-4) when Kyle Kuric plays 32 minutes or more, and 100% of the time (4-0) when Peyton Siva has 9 assists or more.
  • The Cardinals set season highs for three point percentage, assists, and three pointers.
  • The last time Lville had a three point percentage of 44.0% or higher was Feb 12, 2011 against Syracuse (link).
  • Lville set a season low for blocks.
  • The Cardinals have outshot their opponents in field goal percentage for the past 7 games.
  • This is the 17th game at home this season--Lville has a 13.8 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two rebounders (Chane Behanan and Kyle Kuric) accounted for 46.6% of the rebounds.
  • Chris Smith has led the team in scoring in 4 out of 24 games this season.
  • Chane Behanan has led the team in rebounding in 9 out of 24 games this season.
  • Gorgui Dieng had a career high with 6 steals.
  • Chane Behanan recorded the 8th double digit rebound game of his career.
  • Chris Smith had a career high with 4 three pointers.