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2018 Schedule
18-9, 5th in ACC
Louisville looks to shock Duke (1:03)
Tar Heels roll past Louisville (0:37)

No. 14 North Carolina tops Louisville 93-76

Joel Berry scored 23 points, Luke Maye had 13 rebounds and No. 14 North Carolina dominated the boards and second-chance points to beat Louisville 93-76 Saturday night for its fifth consecutive victory.

UNC's Berry makes up for miss with nasty chase-down block (0:21)

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

After beating Ohio State by 23 last night, Penn State has cracked BPI's top 25. The Nittany Lions have a 33% chance to reach the NCAA tournament.

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Judge not dropping charges in FBI hoops probe

A U.S. District Court judge denied a motion Thursday to dismiss federal criminal charges against former Adidas executives James Gatto and Merl Code and former sports agent Christian Dawkins in the FBI's investigation into college basketball corruption.

Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer 

U.S. District Court Judge Lewis A. Kaplan on Thursday denied a motion to dismiss federal criminal charges against three of the 10 men arrested for their alleged roles in the FBI's two-year investigation into college basketball corruption. The trial for former Adidas executives Jim Gatto and Merl Code and former sports agent Christian Dawkins is scheduled to begin Oct. 1.

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4dMark Schlabach

3 more in FBI hoops probe want case dropped

Attorneys for former Adidas executives James Gatto and Merl Code and former sports agent Christian Dawkins are expected to argue in court Thursday that what their clients are accused of doing doesn't constitute a federal crime.

Cardinals impersonating lob city (0:16)
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Louisville's Adel sits out win with injured ankle

Louisville scoring leader Deng Adel did not play Thursday night in an Atlantic Coast Conference game against Georgia Tech because of an ankle injury. Adel suffered the injury during a Monday night loss to Syracuse and will be evaluated daily.

Battles shines as Syracuse gets resume-building win (1:24)
Dolezaj comes up with with clutch tip-in (0:37)

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

A number I will be watching for in the Syracuse at Louisville game right now on ESPN is percentage of points from the free throw line. 23.4 percent of Syracuse's points come from the free throw line, second-most among major conference teams (South Carolina, 24.8 percent). You create fouls in many ways. Post ups, drive game, fast break, basket cutting, offensive rebounding to name a few.

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

Big game on ESPN right now (7pm ET) Syracuse at Louisville. According to Kenpom, Syracuse has an average height of 6'8, the tallest of any Division-I team in the last 10 seasons. ( Espn stats and info) Jim Boeheim and his staff have been very diligent in evaluating and recruiting prospects that fit their zone defense in terms of height, length, wing span and reach.


Florida State holds off Louisville 80-76

Phil Cofer scored 11 of his 16 points in the second half, Terance Mann added 11 and made a key block leading to CJ Walker's clinching dunk with 1 second remaining, and Florida State held off Louisville 80-76 on Saturday.

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Louisville, associate AD Mark Jurich part ways

Louisville has parted ways with Mark Jurich and two others amid an athletics department shake-up. Jurich, son of former Cardinals athletic director Tom Jurich, served as a senior associate AD.

UVa cruises to 10-0 in ACC play (1:02)
Jerome's big shots lift the UVa past Louisville (2:47)
Jerome buries the dagger (0:23)

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

By the way, the 64 points Louisville just scored is the THIRD-MOST Virginia has allowed all season. Virginia's defense is just absurd.

Team Stats

Points Per Game78.173rd
Rebounds Per Game37.681st
Assists Per Game13.8174th
Points Allowed69.9114th

Tournament History

Final Fours10
Tournament Record76-43
Championship Seasons1980, 1986, 2013
Tournament Appearances42