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Team: Louisville Cardinals
Conference: Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC)
Arena: KFC Yum! Center
Location: Louisville, Ky.
Head Coach: Jeff Waltz
Louisville Cardinals Women's Basketball TicketsThe women's basketball team at the University of Louisville competes in the NCAA's Atlantic Coast Conference. The team has experienced its fair share of success with an appearance in the NCAA Tournament every year since the 2010–11 season and overall has appeared 22 times in the tournament. The last time the team reached the Final Four round was 2018. The team was the national runner-up in the 2008–09 and 2012–13 seasons. The Louisville Cardinals women's basketball team joined the ACC in 2014. Before that, they played for one season in the American Athletic Conference and eight seasons in the Big East Conference. Individually, players from the Louisville Cardinals have also enjoyed success. Eleven Louisville alumni have been drafted into the WNBA. You can purchase Louisville Cardinals women's basketball tickets at StubHub.
Where can I see a Louisville Cardinals women's basketball game?The women's basketball team at the University of Louisville play the home portion of their schedule at KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Ky. The facility is built on 7 acres of land and can seat more than 22,000 basketball fans.
When is the 2019–20 women's basketball season?The official start of the regular season for the 2019–2020 Louisville Cardinals women's basketball team took place at the KFC Yum! Center on Nov. 5 against Western Kentucky. The 31-game regular season for the team ends with a March 1 home game against the Virginia Tech Hokies. The ACC Tournament begins on March 4.
What players will I see at a Louisville Cardinals basketball game?Yacine Diop left her native Senegal at 16 years old to pursue her dream of playing basketball in the United States. Diop has experienced a number of setbacks, including a career-threatening knee injury but never lost faith in her dream. Diop is an important part of the current roster for the Louisville Cardinals women's basketball team. Kylee Shook played in 35 games for the 2018–19 season and logged career highs for points and rebounds per game with 7.1 and 6.0 respectively. The 52 blocks by Shook in the 2018–19 season is third all-time in team history. Shook recently passed Angel McCoughtry as the all-time block leader for the women's basketball team at Louisville. Dana Evans and Jazmine Jones are two other members of the 2019–2020 Louisville Cardinals women's basketball team who make solid contributions.
Who is the coach of the Louisville Cardinals women's basketball team?Jeff Walz was hired as coach of the Louisville Cardinals women's basketball team on March 27, 2007. The team compiled a record of 331–100 under Jeff Walz through the end of the 2018–2019 season. The team also compiled a 139–16 home record at KFC Yum! Center since beginning play there in 2010. The women's team at the University of Louisville has played in the Sweet 16 round of the playoffs nine times under his leadership. The team has also reached the Elite Eight round five times and the Final Four on three occasions. Walz was named ACC Coach of the Year following the 2017–2018 basketball season.
What Louisville Cardinals women's basketball players have been honored by the University of Louisville?Angel McCoughtry was inducted into the University of Louisville Athletics Hall of Fame in 2019 and is the all-time scoring leader for the Cardinals. McCoughtry led the University of Louisville women's basketball team to their first Final Four appearance in 2009, and many people close to the program consider her to be the spark that jumpstarted what is now a successful basketball program. Angel MCoughtry was the first pick in the WNBA draft when she left Louisville in 2009. Nell Knox-Blackford played basketball for the University of Louisville from 1989 to 1993. The 1,899 points scored by Knox-Blackford were good enough for the highest total ever at the time Knox graduated. Knox was also an excellent defender who blocked 131 shots while a player at Louisville. Nell Knox-Blackford was inducted into the University of Louisville Athletics Hall of Fame in 2003. Kristin Mattox Cox is one of only a handful of Cardinals to average 20 points a game in a season. Mattox Cox scored over 1,700 points during her college career and led the NCAA in free throw percentage her final year at Louisville. Kristin Mattox Cox entered the University of Louisville Athletics Hall of Fame in 2009.
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