The Cardinals look for a win at KFC Yum! Center on Saturday as Illinois State visits Louisville. The game starts at 1:00 EST and you can catch it on WHAS, Big East Net, MASN. The 5th ranked Cardinals stand at 5-1 overall. The Redbirds are also 5-1. Louisville is 3-0 at home while Illinois State has a record of 1-0 on the road. Louisville has won four of its last five games.
StatSmack! Louisville is better than Illinois State
The Louisville blocks leader (Gorgui Dieng) has more blocks than the Illinois State blocks leader (Jackie Carmichael).
Louisville has a better athletic program than Illinois State according to the 2011 Capital One Cup standings (#29 vs Not in the Top 75).
We have a history of cultivating talent. Over the past 10 years Louisville has had more players drafted by the NBA than Illinois State (4 vs 0).
Louisville has a better three-point shooting defense (30.3% vs 35.8%) than Illinois State this season.