#3 seed Louisville Basketball is set to play the #6 seed Syracuse Orange in the 2020 ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament Quarterfinals in Greensboro, NC. Syracuse advanced past North Carolina in the ACC Tournament’s 2nd round.

The ACC Tournament (if it goes on at all) will be played without fans. The NBA suspended its season the NCAA Tournament and numerous other conference tournaments will be played without fans as a result of the coronavirus pandemic COVID-19.

If the game goes on, this is an opponent that Louisville was fantastic versus last month in the KFC Yum! Center. The best ball movement of the season came against the Syracuse Orange and its 2-3 zone. Can UofL re-capture some of that great ball movement? Will the game be played at all? We’ll see.

LouisvilleSyracuse
Strength of Schedule (Ken Pom)58th63rd
PPG74.1 (72nd)74.1 (72nd)
Avg Scoring Margin10.4 (14th)4.3 (91st)
Field Goal %45.3% (65th)43.5% (166th)
Effective FG%52.5% (51st)50.5% (129th)
2-pt FG %50.1% (139th)51.2% (102nd)
3-pt FG %37.6% (16th)33.0% (184th)
FT %73.1% (98th)74.5% (68th)
Team Fouls Per Game16.9 (120th)16.3 (78th)
Opp Team Fouls Per Game17.0 (228th)17.7 (178th)
FT Attempted Per Game18.6 (181st)20.6 (82nd)
Opp FT Attempted Per Game16.6 (84th)17.8 (148th)
Opp Shooting %38.9% (11th)40.8% (53rd)
Opp Effective FG%45.1% (13th)48.7% (129th)
Opp 2-pt FG %45.1% (32nd)48.7% (148th)
Opp 3-Pt FG %30.1% (33rd)32.5% (132nd)
Rebound Rate54.5% (21st)49.2% (213th)
Assists Per Game14.0 (82nd)13.9 (85th)
Turnovers Per Game12.1 (82nd)11.5 (41st)
Blocks Per Game2.7 (227th)4.5 (33rd)
Steals Per Game5.1 (303rd)7.3 (70th)
Opp Turnovers Per Game11.8 (275th)13.8 (108th)
Opp Blocks Per Game3.2 (169th)2.8 (77th)
Opp Steals Per Game6.0 (124th)6.0 (124th)
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