In a 64-38 dismantling of South Florida on January 12th, Peyton Siva put up 17 points for the Cardinals. He leads the team in assists with 5.6 per game and steals with 2.4 per game. For the Huskies, Shabazz Napier put up 19 points and 5 rebounds in the 65-58 win over Notre Dame on January 12th. He leads the team in points with 17.1 per game and steals with 2.1 per game.
- Louisville is bigger. The average weight of the top 8 players on Louisville is 210 lbs compared to 200 lbs for Connecticut.
- Louisville players are more experienced than Connecticut players (11,459 minutes played vs 10,559 minutes played).
- Louisville allows fewer rebounds (32.8 allowed per game vs 36.9 allowed per game) than Connecticut this season.
- We're so much better than you, we get lazy. Louisville has come back to win after being down at half against Connecticut 3 times since 2006.
- Louisville has a better overall winning percentage over the last 5 years (0.747 to 0.703).
- How does our back look? Louisville is ranked higher than Connecticut in the Big East (#3 vs #14).
- It's only wins and losses, but Louisville has a better overall record than Connecticut this season (12-1 vs 10-3).
- The Louisville scoring leader (Russ Smith) has more points than the Connecticut scoring leader (Shabazz Napier).
- Diaper Dandies love us. Louisville has recruited more McDonald's All-Americans out of high school than Connecticut (19 vs 10).
- The Louisville rebounding leader (Chane Behanan) has more rebounds than the Connecticut rebounding leader (Shabazz Napier).
- Be afraid. Louisville has blown out more teams than Connecticut this season (8 blowouts vs 1).