Marquette vs Louisville - Tale of the Tape

Marquette heads into Freedom Hall tonight to take on Rick Pitino's Louisville Cardinals. The game is part of ESPN's Big Monday package and will be televised on ESPN at 6:00 CST. Here is the tale of the tape, who to look for from Louisville.

                                    University of Louisville


Location: Louisville, Kentucky

Mascot: Cardinals

Home Arena: Freedom Hall, capacity: 18,865

2006-2007: 12-4 (2-1)

All-Time Series with Marquette: Louisville leads 34-23 including a 67-60 OT win last March in Louisville. 

Head Coach: Rick Pitino has a career record of 470-172 including 5 Final Four appearances at Providence, Kentucky, and Louisville and 1 national championship with Kentucky. 



Probable Starting Lineup:


#10 Edgar Sosa: a 6'1" freshman guard from New York, NY.  Averaging 11.3 ppg, 2.1 rpg, and 3.1 apg on 42.3% shooting from the field and 40.0% from beyond the arc.  Also is averaging 2.5 to's per game and is only a 63.5% free-throw shooter. 


#34 Jerry Smith: a 6'1"freshman guard from Wauwatosa, WI.  Averaging 9.7 ppg, 4.4 rpg and 1.9 apg on 47.9% shooting from the field and 47.7% from beyond the arc.  Also is averaging 1.8 to's per game and 2.3 personal fouls per game. 


#11 Brandon Jenkins: a 6'3"senior guard from Detroit, MI.  Averaging 5.1 ppg, 2.2 rpg, and 1.9 apg on 35.3% shooting from the field and 31.9% from beyond the arc.  Also is averaging 1.5 to's per game and is a 66.7% free throw shooter.  .


#1 Terrence Williams:  a 6'6" sophomore forward from Seattle, WA.  Leads the Cardinals in scoring averaging 13.3 ppg on 39.1% shooting from the field and 25.3% from beyond the arc.  Is also averaging 3.8 apg and 7.8 rpg as well as2.5 to's per game. 


#4 David Padgett: a 6'11" junior center from Reno, NV.  Averaging 8.9 ppg, 5.3 rpg, and 1.2 apg on 65.8% shooting from the field.  Also is averaging 1.0 to's a game. 



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