first_img With the win over Notre Dame, the Cardinals have improved to 23-15 all-time against the Fighting Irish and 14-3 in Louisville Louisville has won three in a row over the Irish.TEAM NOTES Christen Cunningham, who leads the ACC in assists in conference games, recorded four assists to give him 91 over his last 14 games. The graduate transfer who scored just four first-half points, responded with 10 to finish with 14 points – the 13th time he scored in double figures this year. Jordan Nwora tallied his 28th game scoring in double digits and his 15th consecutive contest with a team-high20 points versus Notre Dame. It marked the 12th time this season that Nwora scored 20 or more points in a game and the first time since registering 23 against Duke on Feb. 12.   The sophomore tallied his 37th career game scoring in double figures. Nwora recorded his eight double-double of the season with 20 points and 11 rebounds. It was his second consecutive double-double after registering 13 points and 12 rebounds on Wednesday versus Boston College. V.J. King recorded a career high 10 rebounds, besting his previous mark of eight against Southern Illinois on Nov. 21, 2017. He also added six points and a pair of assists. Forward/center Malik Williams registered his third career double-double with 16 points and equaling a career high with 13 rebounds. It was his first double-double since rallying 19 points and 11 rebounds versus Miami on Jan 6.Print Friendly Version Story Links Louisville has won 19 of its last 21 Senior Day games after the 71-56 victory today over Notre Dame. The Cardinals finished the regular season at 14-4 in the KFC Yum Center. The Cardinals had three players record 10 or more rebounds for the second consecutive game with Malik Williams grabbing a career high 13 boards; Dwayne Sutton tallying 11 and; Jordan Nwora had 10. Prior to the last two games, the last time the Cardinals had three or more players register 10 or more rebounds in a 40-minute game came in Dec. 18, 2008 versus Mississippi in Cincinnati. Forty-six of Louisville’s 75 points were scored in the paint. The Cardinals held a 20+ point advantage in points in the paint for only the second time this season and the first since holding a 40-16 margin versus Central Arkansas on Dec. 5. The Cardinals shot 47.6 percent from the floor, their best shooting performance since shooting 48.1 percent against Florida State on Feb. 9. After averaging 57.0 points over the last five games, the Cardinals scored 75 points — the most points scored by the Cardinals since tallying 75 in an overtime loss at Florida State on Feb. 9. Louisville limited an opponent to under 40 percent accuracy for a half for the 29th time this year. The Fighting Irish were the 17th team to connect on under 40 percent shooting for an entire game this season The Cardinals committed just nine turnovers in the game, marking only the fifth time they turned the ball over less than 10 times in a game this year. The Cardinals connected on 16-of-32 shots from the floor in the second half to shoot better than 50 percent in a half since hitting 54.5 percent of their shots in the first half of an 82-54 win at Wake Forest on Jan. 30. Louisville was 2 of 22 from behind the arc today, marking the first victory while making two or fewer 3-point field goals since a 56-53 win versus Georgia Tech on March 1, 2016, when Louisville made 2-of-17 3-point field goals. It was the first win while making less than 10 percent of its 3-point field goals since a 59-41 win versus Pitt on Jan. 14, 2016, when they made just 1 of 11. Louisville outrebound Notre Dame 49-30, the first time the Cardinals had back-to-back games outrebounding their opponents by 15+ since doing it over a four-game stretch on from Nov. 17-28, 2015. It was the first time the Cardinals held a 15+ rebounding advantage in back-to-back conference games since March 10-11, 2015 in a pair of Conference USA Tournament wins over TCU and UAB. The Cardinals held a 24-13 rebounding advantage in the second half versus the Fighting Irish.center_img SERIES NOTES PLAYER NOTESlast_img