LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Louisville will face runner-up North Carolina as well as Kentucky, Indiana and Purdue in a schedule featuring 10 NCAA Tournament teams.
The Cardinals visit Chapel Hill, North Carolina, for this season’s lone Atlantic Coast Conference meeting against the Tar Heels (Feb. 22) and take on the Hoosiers on Dec. 31 in Indianapolis. Louisville hosts the Boilermakers on Nov. 30 in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
Louisville opens its 18-game ACC schedule with the first of two meetings against Virginia (Dec. 28) coming a week after hosting its annual showdown against in-state rival Kentucky — a departure from recent post-Christmas meetings. The Cardinals also compete in the Battle 4 Atlantis with a Nov. 17 home game against Long Beach State before continuing play in The Bahamas against Old Dominion on Nov. 23.
Louisville’s full schedule:
Nov. 3, Kentucky Wesleyan (exhibition); Nov. 7, Bellarmine (exhibition); Nov. 11, Evansville; Nov. 14, William and Mary; Nov. 17, Long Beach State (Battle 4 Atlantis); Nov. 23, Old Dominion (at Battle 4 Atlantis, Bahamas); Nov. 24, Wichita State or LSU (at Battle 4 Atlantis, Bahamas); Nov. 30, Purdue (ACC/Big Ten Challenge).
Dec. 3, at Grand Canyon; Dec. 7, Southern Illinois; Dec. 10, Texas Southern; Dec. 17, Eastern Kentucky (Billy Minardi Classic); Dec. 21, Kentucky; Dec. 28, Virginia; Dec. 31, vs. Indiana in Indianapolis.
Jan. 4, at Notre Dame; Jan. 7, at Georgia Tech; Jan. 11, Pittsburgh; Jan. 14, Duke; Jan. 19, Clemson; Jan. 21, at Florida State; Jan. 24, at Pittsburgh; Jan. 29, North Carolina State.
Feb. 4, at Boston College; Feb. 6, at Virginia; Feb. 11, Miami; Feb. 13, at Syracuse; Feb. 18, Virginia Tech; Feb. 22, at North Carolina; Feb. 26, Syracuse.
March 1, at Wake Forest; March 4, Notre Dame; March 7-11, ACC Tournament, Brooklyn, New York.