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How ridiculous was Louisville's 55-point win over Pitt? A look at the records the Cards set

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Louisville's 106-51 win over Pittsburgh produced some of the most ridiculous facts that you're ever going to see from a Cardinal basketball game. Here's an attempt at producing a comprehensive list.

--Louisville's 55-point win was the largest margin of victory by a road team in the history of the ACC.

--The margin of victory is tied for the third-largest ever in an ACC game.

--This was the most lopsided victory in the ACC this season, topping Duke's 53-point win over Georgia Tech and North Carolina's 51-point triumph over NC State.

--The 55-point margin of victory was the largest in any ACC game in 52 years.

--This was Pittsburgh's second-worst loss ever, and their worst in 111 years. The Panthers were defeated by something called Westminster by 93 points in 1906.

--The margin of victory was the fourth-largest by a Louisville team in the Rick Pitino era. The largest was a 64-point win over Morehead State in 2004.

--Louisville would have been beating Pitt at halftime even if you took away all of their made free-throws and two-point field goals.

--Louisville made 39 field goals. Pittsburgh made just 13. Louisville made its 13th field goal of the game at the 12:50 mark of the first half.

--Pitt still managed to outscore Louisville from the free-throw line, 22-16.

--If Louisville hadn't scored another point after Jaylen Johnson's made basket 34 seconds into the second half the Cardinals still would have won.

--Louisville set a new school record for beating a point spread.

--Louisville scored 52 points in the paint. The Cardinals would have beaten Pitt by one if they'd scored from no other place on the court.

--Three Louisville players recorded their career-highs in this game -- Donovan Mitchell (29), Ryan McMahon (15) and Jay Henderson (4).

--Freshman walk-on Tyler Sharpe scored his first career points.

--The 55-point margin of victory was Louisville's largest in a road game under Rick Pitino. The previous high was 45, which U of L had recorded twice.

--Quentin Snider didn't even play.