Louisville Postgame Notes vs Kentucky


first_img Christen Cunningham led the Cardinals with a season-high 20 points on 8-for-14 shooting from the field. Jordan Nwora registered his 20th career double-figure scoring outing and the 12th this season with his 17 points against UK. Saturday’s outing marked the fifth double-figure scoring performance of the season and the 76th career outing for Cunningham. Cunningham has led the Cardinals in scoring three times this season. Cunningham set season highs in both shots made and attempted. The graduate transfer connected on a trio of three-point baskets and has made at least a pair of three-pointers three times this season. Cunningham added four assists marking the fourth time this season he has dished out four or more assists in a game. Louisville has a 16-36 record in the series with Kentucky, which dates back to 1913. The Cardinals are 9-13 at home against the Wildcats, including a 2-3 record at the KFC Yum! Center. UofL has an 86-73 record all-time against current members of the Southeastern Conference.TEAM NOTES Nwora has made at least one three-pointer in 10 of 13 games this season, including one on Saturday. Nwora equaled a career high with his 17 field goal attempts against the Wildcats. With his three steals on Saturday, Nwora equaled a season high. In his last six games, Nwora has averaged 19.3 points and 9.6 rebounds per outing while shooting 52.5 percent (42-for-80) from the field and making 17-of-33 (51.5 percent) of his three-pointers. Story Links Louisville is 139-22 all-time at the KFC Yum! Center, which is in its ninth season as the home for the Cardinals. The Cardinals have an 81-6 record all-time against non-conference opponents in the KFC Yum! Center, including wins in 37 of the last 40 games. With 13 offensive rebounds on Saturday, Louisville has registered 10 or more rebounds on the offensive glass seven times this season, including each of the last four games.PLAYER NOTES SERIES NOTES Steven Enoch matched a career high with his game-high nine rebounds on Saturday.Print Friendly Versionlast_img