The Cards and Blue Devils will square off Thursday at 2:00(ish) p.m. in the ACC Tournament Quarterfinals at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. Louisville defeated Duke 78-69 earlier this season at the KFC Yum! Center. Duke is playing its best basketball of the season in March and here are how the two programs stack up now.

Louisville Duke
Strength of Schedule (Ken Pom) 9th 18th
PPG 77.5 (63rd) 80.5 (26th)
Avg Scoring Margin +12.2 (14th) +11.4 (17th)
Field Goal % 45.5% (100th) 47.3% (33rd)
2-pt FG % 49.8% (151st) 53.5% (31st)
3-pt FG % 36.5% (107th) 37.5% (63rd)
FT % 68.9% (225th) 75.4% (36th)
FT Attempted Per Game 21.2 (138th) 22.3 (88th)
Opp FT Attempted Per Game 22.0 (237th) 18.2 (77th)
Rebound Rate 54.0% (22nd) 52.7% (53rd)
Blocks Per Game 5.5 (9th) 4.4 (57th)
Steals Per Game 6.9 (82nd) 5.9 (186th)
Assists Per Game 13.5 (150th) 13.4 (160th)
Turnovers Per Game 11.3 (33rd) 11.5 (44th)
Opp Turnovers Per Game 13.9 (99th) 12.3 (241st)
Team Fouls Per Game 19.3 (197th) 18.0 (98th)
Opp Shooting % 39.4% (13th) 43.5% (145th)
Opp 2-pt FG % 44.3% (24th) 48.5% (134th)
Opp 3-Pt FG % 30.6% (11th) 30.6% (11th)
Opp Blocks Per Game 3.3 (161st) 2.4 (14th)
Opp Steals Per Game 5.1 (40th) 4.7 (12th)
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