LOUISVILLE CARDINALS (17-3, 6-1) vs. VIRGINIA CAVALIERS (16-4, 5-3)
Game Time: 1:06 p.m.
Location: KFC Yum Center: Louisville, Ky.
Announcers: Kevin Harlan (play-by-play) and Bill Raftery (analyst)
Officials: Les Jones, Brian O'Connell, Tim Clougherty
Favorite: Louisville by 6
All-Time Series: Virginia leads 6-4
Last Meeting: Louisville won 59-57 on March 7, 2015 at the Yum Center
--Louisville leads the nation in scoring margin (+20.9), is second in field goal percentage defense (.369), fifth in scoring defense (60.0), sixth in rebound margin (+10.8) and eighth in offensive rebounds (14.8).
--Virginia ranks eighth nationally in field goal percentage (49.6%) and assist-to-turnover ratio (1.6), 11th in scoring defense (61.9 ppg) and 17th in 3-point field goal percentage (39.9%).
--The Cavaliers are the two-time defending ACC regular season champions.
--Chinanu Onuaku currently leads the ACC in rebounding (11.3) and blocked shots (2.3) and is second in field goal percentage (.613).
--Louisville is committing 11.7 turnovers per game, 11th in the 15-team ACC.
--Virginia is averaging 72.9 points per game, its most since 76.8 ppg in 2007-08.
--Louisville is 15th in the nation in field goal percentage (.491). UofL has shot above 50 percent in 11 of its 20 games, including .519 at Virginia Tech in its last game. The Cards shot 50 percent or above on eight occasions all last season.
--Virginia's lone road loss last season came in the regular season finale at the KFC Yum Center.
--Malcolm Brogdon averaged 16 points and 4.3 rebounds in his two games against Louisville in 2014-15.
--Brogdon is third in the ACC in scoring at 17.6 points per game, shooting 44.6 percent from the field and 37.5 percent from three. Brogdon is currently eighth in the KenPom.com Player of the Year rankings and is one of four ACC players in the field (Brice Johnson, UNC, is third, with Louisville's Lee ninth and Duke's Grayson Allen 10th).
--As a team, Louisville shoots 49.1 percent from the field, third in the ACC, 36.8 percent from three, sixth in the ACC, and scores 1.154 points per possession, fifth in the ACC.
--On Tuesday, Wake Forest shot 53.5 percent - the highest for a Virginia opponent this season - and forced the Hoos to go to a 1-2-2 zone for seven possessions. It was only the fourth time the Cavaliers have allowed at least 70 points.
--Louisville's 140 victories over the last five years are the second-most wins in the nation in that stretch.
--Louisville has a 17-3 record through 20 games for the third straight season.
--Louisville has a 33-14 record during the month of January over the last five years, including an 17-5 record in the last two years.