The Cards will play Steve Masiello’s Manhattan Jaspers in the 2nd Round (1st Round) of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday in Orlando, FL at 9:40 p.m.
Former Louisville Assistant Steve Masiello will face his former boss & former recruit Russ Smith. Smith considered transferring to Manhattan with Masiello after his freshman year at Louisville and will now face the Jaspers in his Senior Season in the NCAA Tournament.
Potential 2nd Round Match-ups include the #5 seed Saint Louis Billikens & the winner of Tuesday Night’s Opening Round Game North Carolina State v. Xavier.
The University of Louisville men’s basketball team will make its 40th appearance in the NCAA Tournament, facing No. 13 seed Manhattan in a Midwest Region second round contest on Thursday, March 20, at the Amway Center in Orlando, Fla.
A No. 4 seed, Louisville (29-5) is making its eighth-straight appearance in the tournament after earning an automatic bid with a 71-61 victory over Connecticut to capture the the American Athletic Conference Championship.
Louisville has received a limited supply of tickets for Orlando. Season ticket holders who submitted NCAA post-season ticket requests online will been contacted by via email with details on purchasing their seats. Those season ticket holders will be notified later where the tickets will be available for pickup in Orlando. For continuing updates, please visit www.gocards.com.
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