Louisville opened the KFC Yum! Center in style with an 88-73 win over No. 16/18 Butler. The Cardinals never trailed in front of a sellout crowd of 22,723, stretching the lead to as much as 50-24 midway through the second half. Rakeem Buckles posted a double-double with a team-high 17 points and 11 rebounds to boost to Cardinals to the win.