Postgame Notes - No. 7 Louisville 84, No. 2 Marquette 71
Records: Louisville (24-9); Marquette (25-7)
Louisville advances to the semifinal round of the BIG EAST Championship, where the Cardinals will face
either Notre Dame or USF.
The Cardinals have reached the semifinal round of the BIG EAST Championship for the second straight year
and the third time in the past four seasons.
Louisville’s win marks the fourth time in five years that the BIG EAST Championship’s No. 7 seed defeated
the No. 2 seed in the quarterfinals.
Louisville has won four of its last five games in the BIG EAST Championship.
Louisville’s Gorgui Dieng had three blocks, increasing his single-season school record total to 107.
Louisville had 50 rebounds and nine blocks. Both totals are the most by the Cardinals in a BIG EAST
Marquette committed 26 turnovers – the most by the Golden Eagles this season and one shy of the BIG EAST
Championship single-game record.
Marquette’s loss snapped a five-year streak in which the Golden Eagles won their first game of the BIG EAST
Marquette’s Jae Crowder had his 12th double-double of the season with 10 points and 12 rebounds.