Cardinal Basketball

Louisville Hoops: Let’s Talk Numbers

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Although we’re still in the very early stages of the 2019-20 season, let’s take a look at some notable numbers from the Cards first five games.

0 players in the ACC have made as many three-point field goals as Ryan McMahon. In fives games McMahon has connected on 18-of-30 attempts from downtown at a 60%.

110 Jordan Nwora’s 110 points in the first five games is the most for any Louisville player in the past twenty years. Nwora’s 22 ppg. average puts him on pace to join the program’s 1,000 point club before Christmas.

24is the average point spread in Louisville’s first five games. Two of the biggest points spreads in program history came in back to back games; -36 vs. USC Upstate & -32.5 NC Central

3Louisville has 3 players shooting better than 50% from three-point range with at least five made three-point field goals. McMahon 60%, Sutton 55.6%, Nwora 52.2%.

71Louisville played five scholarship true freshman for 71 seconds in the win over USC Upstate. This could very well be the first time this has happened in program history.

2Only 2 players have more assists than Darius Perry in five games or fewer. Perry has 35 assists and just 8 turnovers in five games. Iowa State’s Tyrese Haliburton has 41 assists in four games and Wabissa Bede of Virginia Tech has 40 assists in five games.

1stFreshman David Johnson is the first player in Louisville program history to convert via slam dunk in his first to field goal attempts

76Dwayne Sutton’s 76% from the floor ranks at the top of the ACC and he has a comfortable lead. The second best shooting percentage in the league is 66% from Jay Huff of Virginia.

10Louisville ranks tenth nationally and first in the ACC in three-point field goal percentage. The Cards have connected on 44 of 100 attempts from behind the arc.

22 The Cards have won each game by double figures with an average scoring margin of 22 points. 11 points is the closest any team has come to Louisville.

225is the average KenPom ranking between the five teams Louisville has played. Miami is the highest ranked team at 61. USC Upstate is the lowest ranked team at 344.

+25Steven Enoch has a total of 47 rebounds in five games with an average of 9.4. Enoch has 25 more rebounds at this point than he did five games into last season.

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