This is a very interesting topic. As a Cards fan, who do YOU WANT Louisville to play in the Sweet 16? Do you want a rematch with Wichita State? They are undefeated and haven’t lost since the Cards beat them in the Final Four. Or do you want a rematch against Kentucky? No explanation needed on who they are and how big that would be. We took the question to twitter, and here is what you said.
Tonight in Wichita, Kansas the Shockers got revenge for Its’ Basketball team as Wichita beat Louisville in 5 sets to defeat the Cards 3-2, 20-25, 25-22, 25-21, 22-25, 15-10. Senior middle blocker Brooke Mattingly had 15 kills, an ace and two blocks. Cardinal Janelle Jenkins had 11 blocks with Emily Juhl adding 12 kills and six blocks. Louisville’s next game will be Friday at Cincinnati. The Cards move to 10-7 and 6-0 in conference.
By Justin Renck:
Here are some things that jump out at me about these stats:
*The Shockers have 11 players that average over 10 minutes per game. The 12th player still averages 8 minutes per game! No one averages 30 minutes per game. So do they even get worn out with all that rest?
*They have 3 players (Wessel, Wiggins, VanVleet) who are better than 40% 3 point shooters. They haven’t taken as many shots as the leading scorers, but obviously you can’t leave them open or they will make you pay. To compare, the Cards have 1 player in that category, and that is Kevin Ware. So there’s that.