Louisville will host Notre Dame for its 2019 Senior Night. The seniors this year are a trio of unlikely guys who transferred to UofL…… and one that transferred back in Akoy Agau. UofL fans will say goodbye to Christen Cunningham, Khwan Fore and Akoy Agau at the KFC Yum! Center on Sunday.

The Irish have had an ‘off’ season plagued with injuries and as a result ND has very few wins to show for its effort during the 2018-19 season. But despite the lack of wins, Mike Brey’s squad is still tough to put away and very few teams have been able to ‘blow out’.

Still Sunday should be a WIN for Louisville on paper. But what stats don’t show (drawn over the course of a season) is the Cards recent slide and the sagging confidence that UofL will bring to the game on Sunday. If the Cards can get the W then perhaps the season could be salvaged. To the stats:

LouisvilleNotre Dame
Strength of Schedule (Ken Pom)8th49th
PPG75.5 (81st)70.0 (235th)
Avg Scoring Margin7.5 (46th)0.9 (155th)
Field Goal %44.0% (182nd)39.9% (335th)
Effective FG%51.9% (124th)46.9% (319th)
2-pt FG %50.6% (165th)46.4% (302nd)
3-pt FG %35.7% (107th)31.7% (297th)
FT %77.1% (9th)76.0% (21st)
Team Fouls Per Game17.4 (122nd)14.0 (3rd)
Opp Team Fouls Per Game20.2 (29th)16.3 (294th)
FT Attempted Per Game21.5 (65th)18.0 (229th)
Opp FT Attempted Per Game18.5 (147th)13.4 (3rd)
Opp Shooting %41.1% (39th)42.7 (94th)
Opp Effective FG%46.9 (29th)49.0% (89th)
Opp 2-pt FG %46.3% (37th)47.8% (73rd)
Opp 3-Pt FG %32.0% (60th)34.0% (141st)
Rebound Rate51.9% (82nd)48.5% (246th)
Assists Per Game13.6 (130th)12.9 (200th)
Turnovers Per Game12.8 (133th)9.7 (5th)
Blocks Per Game2.9 (205th)4.8 (20th)
Steals Per Game4.9 (311th)5.8 (220th)
Opp Turnovers Per Game12.5 (221st)11.4 (301st)
Opp Blocks Per Game3.5 (224th)2.6 (43rd)
Opp Steals Per Game5.9 (115th)5.2 (33rd)
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