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Open Thread: Louisville vs. Bellarmine

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Go Cards.

Louisville Cardinals vs. Bellarmine Knights

Game Time: 2:02 p.m.

Location: KFC Yum Center: Louisville, KY

Television: ACC Network Extra

Announcers: Kent Taylor (play-by-play) and Jody Demling (analyst)

Officials: Bert Smith, Bart Lenox, Alfred Smith

Series History (Regular Season): Louisville leads 12-0

Series History (Exhibitions): Louisville leads 8-0

Last Meeting: Louisville won 72-57 on Nov. 7, 2017 at KFC Yum Center

Probable Starting Lineups:

Notable:

—Sunday marks Louisville’s first exhibition game under new head coach Chris Mack.

—Louisville has won 35 straight exhibition games, a span stretching the last 17 years (since 2001). The Cardinals last dropped an exhibition game on Dec. 2, 2000 when falling 87-86 in double overtime to a Global Sports team in Freedom Hall.

—Bellarmine Head Coach Scott Davenport spent nine seasons on the UofL men’s basketball staff, the last four as administrative assistant to Rick Pitino. A 1978 UofL graduate, Davenport coached former UofL guard DeJuan Wheat — the Cardinals’ No. 2 career scorer — at the prep level as head coach at Ballard High School.

—This will be the fifth straight year Louisville and Bellarmine have squared off in an exhibition game.