Blue Demons Set To Entertain Louisville
DePaul (14-11, 6-8) vs. #15 Louisville (20-5, 10-4)
Wednesday, March 5, 2003
Allstate Arena (17,500)
Rosemont, Ill. - 7:30 p.m. (CST)
DePaul is 14-11 overall and 6-8 in Conference USA after falling to Charlotte 58-50 at Halton Arena on Saturday. Louisville is 20-5 and 10-4 after beating East Carolina 82-76 on Saturday at Freedom Hall.
Louisville is 15th in both the Associated Press and ESPN/USA Today Top 25 polls. DePaul is not mentioned in either poll.
Louisville leads series 28-19. The Cardinals are 13-0 against the Blue Demons in Conference USA games. The Cardinals won the last meeting, 71-43 on January 22 at Freedom Hall. DePaul's last win over Louisville came on Tom Kleinschmidt's four-point play with under 10 seconds remaining on February 25, 1995 at the Allstate Arena.
DePaul's Dave Leitao is in his first season with the Blue Demons and is 14-11. Leitao is 36-46 in three seasons as a head coach and is 0-1 against Louisville. Rick Pitino is in his 17th season as a head coach and his second at Louisville. He is 391-142 overall and 39-18 with the Cardinals. Pitino is 3-0 against DePaul.
There is no live television of tonight's game in Chicago.
There is no live radio of tonight's game in the Chicagoland area.