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Louisville Cardinals

Location: Louisville, Kentucky ▪ Colors: Red & Black
Record: 100 Years, 1728-875, .664 W-L%

Conferences: AAC, Big East, CUSA, Metro, MVC, OVC and Ind
Conference Champion: 23 Times (Reg. Seas.), 17 Times (Tourn.)

NCAA Tournament: 40 Years (72-41), 10 Final Fours, 3 Championships
NCAA Champion: 1980, 1986 and 2013

Ranked in AP Poll: 37 Times (Preseason), 30 Times (Final), 567 Weeks (Total)

Seasons where the school was classified as a major school (i.e., Division I or equivalent).
Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

100 Seasons

SRS back to 1979-80
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
1 2013-14RT AAC 31 6 .838 24.69 4.80 81.0 61.1 3 3 Lost Regional Semifinal Rick Pitino (31-6)
2 2012-13RTFN Big East 35 5 .875 24.81 9.13 74.5 58.8 2 1 2 Won National Final Rick Pitino (35-5)
3 2011-12TF Big East 30 10 .750 16.19 9.02 68.2 61.0 9 4 17 Lost National Semifinal Rick Pitino (30-10)
4 2010-11 Big East 25 10 .714 18.60 8.20 74.9 64.5 11 14 Lost Second Round Rick Pitino (25-10)
5 2009-10 Big East 20 13 .606 14.08 7.99 75.9 69.8 19 16 Lost First Round Rick Pitino (20-13)
6 2008-09RT Big East 31 6 .838 20.87 8.41 74.3 61.8 3 1 1 Lost Regional Final Rick Pitino (31-6)
7 2007-08 Big East 27 9 .750 19.00 8.00 72.5 61.5 6 6 13 Lost Regional Final Rick Pitino (27-9)
8 2006-07 Big East 24 10 .706 16.08 7.69 71.6 63.1 12 16 Lost Second Round Rick Pitino (24-10)
9 2005-06  Big East 21 13 .618 11.26 6.50 69.9 64.6 7 4 Rick Pitino (21-13)
10 2004-05RTF CUSA 33 5 .868 22.57 6.18 80.7 64.1 14 4 4 Lost National Semifinal Rick Pitino (33-5)
11 2003-04 CUSA 20 10 .667 18.60 6.97 73.2 61.5 16 4 Lost First Round Rick Pitino (20-10)
12 2002-03T CUSA 25 7 .781 19.81 6.84 81.6 68.7 2 14 Lost Second Round Rick Pitino (25-7)
13 2001-02  CUSA 19 13 .594 11.70 7.35 76.0 71.6 Rick Pitino (19-13)
14 2000-01  CUSA 12 19 .387 2.83 8.67 69.5 75.4 Denny Crum (12-19)
15 1999-00 CUSA 19 12 .613 14.93 8.76 73.2 66.2 25 Lost First Round Denny Crum (19-12)
16 1998-99 CUSA 19 11 .633 15.22 8.12 76.9 69.8 24 Lost First Round Denny Crum (19-11)
17 1997-98  CUSA 12 20 .375 7.90 9.03 70.8 72.0 25 19 Denny Crum (12-20)
18 1996-97 CUSA 26 9 .743 12.01 7.76 6 25 Lost Regional Final Denny Crum (26-9)
19 1995-96 CUSA 22 12 .647 15.18 9.84 12 12 24 Lost Regional Semifinal Denny Crum (22-12)
20 1994-95T Metro 19 14 .576 11.60 7.82 Lost First Round Denny Crum (19-14)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
21 1993-94RT Metro 28 6 .824 18.71 7.35 7 5 10 Lost Regional Semifinal Denny Crum (28-6)
22 1992-93RT Metro 22 9 .710 14.65 8.85 13 9 15 Lost Regional Semifinal Denny Crum (22-9)
23 1991-92 Metro 19 11 .633 12.77 8.17 25 20 Lost Second Round Denny Crum (19-11)
24 1990-91  Metro 14 16 .467 7.82 7.48 23 23 Denny Crum (14-16)
25 1989-90RT Metro 27 8 .771 17.32 6.65 12 4 16 Lost Second Round Denny Crum (27-8)
26 1988-89T Metro 24 9 .727 17.59 9.28 4 3 12 Lost Regional Semifinal Denny Crum (24-9)
27 1987-88RT Metro 24 11 .686 15.96 9.79 13 13 Lost Regional Semifinal Denny Crum (24-11)
28 1986-87 R Metro 18 14 .563 8.68 7.62 2 2 Denny Crum (18-14)
29 1985-86RTFN Metro 32 7 .821 20.64 10.41 9 7 7 Won National Final Denny Crum (32-7)
30 1984-85  Metro 19 18 .514 7.70 8.18 17 6 Denny Crum (19-18)
31 1983-84R Metro 24 11 .686 13.95 8.05 6 6 Lost Regional Semifinal Denny Crum (24-11)
32 1982-83RTF Metro 32 4 .889 18.57 8.98 8 2 2 Lost National Semifinal Denny Crum (32-4)
33 1981-82F Metro 23 10 .697 14.71 5.44 4 3 20 Lost National Semifinal Denny Crum (23-10)
34 1980-81RT Metro 21 9 .700 14.21 5.14 3 3 12 Lost Second Round Denny Crum (21-9)
35 1979-80RTFN Metro 33 3 .917 15.57 5.32 10 2 2 Won National Final Denny Crum (33-3)
36 1978-79R Metro 24 8 .750 4 4 13 Lost Regional Semifinal Denny Crum (24-8)
37 1977-78T Metro 23 7 .767 10 7 9 Lost Regional Semifinal Denny Crum (23-7)
38 1976-77R Metro 21 7 .750 9 6 19 Lost First Round Denny Crum (21-7)
39 1975-76  Metro 20 8 .714 8 6 Denny Crum (20-8)
40 1974-75RF MVC 28 3 .903 8 2 4 Lost National Semifinal Denny Crum (28-3)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
41 1973-74R MVC 21 7 .750 9 8 Lost Regional Semifinal Denny Crum (21-7)
42 1972-73  MVC 23 7 .767 20 20 Denny Crum (23-7)
43 1971-72RF MVC 26 5 .839 9 2 4 Lost National Semifinal Denny Crum (26-5)
44 1970-71 R MVC 20 9 .690 13 Howard Stacey (12-8)
John Dromo (8-1)
45 1969-70  MVC 18 9 .667 15 11 John Dromo (18-9)
46 1968-69 R MVC 21 6 .778 11 15 John Dromo (21-6)
47 1967-68R MVC 21 7 .750 3 3 9 Lost Regional Semifinal John Dromo (21-7)
48 1966-67R MVC 23 5 .821 5 2 2 Lost Regional Semifinal Peck Hickman (23-5)
49 1965-66  MVC 16 10 .615 Peck Hickman (16-10)
50 1964-65  MVC 15 10 .600 Peck Hickman (15-10)
51 1963-64 Ind 15 10 .600 Lost First Round Peck Hickman (15-10)
52 1962-63  Ind 14 11 .560 Peck Hickman (14-11)
53 1961-62  Ind 15 10 .600 Peck Hickman (15-10)
54 1960-61 Ind 21 8 .724 4 Lost Regional Semifinal Peck Hickman (21-8)
55 1959-60  Ind 15 11 .577 Peck Hickman (15-11)
56 1958-59F Ind 19 12 .613 17 Lost National Semifinal Peck Hickman (19-12)
57 1957-58  Ind 13 12 .520 Peck Hickman (13-12)
58 1956-57  Ind 21 5 .808 3 6 Peck Hickman (21-5)
59 1955-56  Ind 26 3 .897 3 6 Peck Hickman (26-3)
60 1954-55  Ind 19 8 .704 12 Peck Hickman (19-8)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
61 1953-54  Ind 22 7 .759 20 Peck Hickman (22-7)
62 1952-53  Ind 22 6 .786 14 Peck Hickman (22-6)
63 1951-52  Ind 20 6 .769 12 17 Peck Hickman (20-6)
64 1950-51 Ind 19 7 .731 14 Lost First Round Peck Hickman (19-7)
65 1949-50  Ind 21 11 .656 13 Peck Hickman (21-11)
66 1948-49  OVC 23 10 .697 68.1 59.2 Peck Hickman (23-10)
67 1947-48  Ind 29 6 .829 Peck Hickman (29-6)
68 1946-47  Ind 17 6 .739 Peck Hickman (17-6)
69 1945-46  Ind 22 6 .786 Peck Hickman (22-6)
70 1944-45  Ind 16 3 .842 Peck Hickman (16-3)
71 1943-44  Ind 10 10 .500 Harold Church (5-5)
Walter Casey (5-5)
72 1941-42  Ind 7 10 .412 John Heldman (7-10)
73 1940-41  Ind 2 14 .125 John Heldman (2-14)
74 1939-40  Ind 1 18 .053 Lawrence Apitz (1-18)
75 1938-39  Ind 1 15 .063 Lawrence Apitz (1-15)
76 1937-38  Ind 4 11 .267 Lawrence Apitz (4-11)
77 1936-37  Ind 4 8 .333 Lawrence Apitz (4-8)
78 1935-36  Ind 14 11 .560 Red Money (14-11)
79 1934-35  Ind 5 9 .357 Red Money (5-9)
80 1933-34  Ind 16 9 .640 Red Money (16-9)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Coach(es)
81 1932-33  Ind 11 11 .500 Red Money (11-11)
82 1931-32  Ind 15 7 .682 Edward Weber (15-7)
83 1930-31  Ind 5 11 .313 Edward Weber (5-11)
84 1929-30  Ind 9 6 .600 Edward Weber (6-4)
Tom King (3-2)
85 1928-29  Ind 12 8 .600 Tom King (12-8)
86 1927-28  Ind 12 4 .750 Tom King (12-4)
87 1926-27  Ind 7 5 .583 Tom King (7-5)
88 1925-26  Ind 4 8 .333 Tom King (4-8)
89 1924-25  Ind 10 7 .588 Fred Enke (10-7)
90 1923-24  Ind 4 13 .235 Fred Enke (4-13)
91 1921-22  Ind 1 13 .071 John O'Rouke (1-13)
92 1920-21  Ind 3 8 .273 Jimmie Powers (3-8)
93 1919-20  Ind 6 5 .545 Tuley Brucker (6-5)
94 1918-19  Ind 7 4 .636 Earl Ford (7-4)
95 1917-18  Ind 3 4 .429 Ed Bowman (3-4)
96 1915-16  Ind 8 3 .727 Ed Bowman (8-3)
97 1914-15  Ind 4 5 .444 Team Captains (4-5)
98 1913-14  Ind 2 6 .250 Team Captains (2-6)
99 1912-13  Ind 2 3 .400 Team Captains (2-3)
100 1911-12  Ind 0 3 .000 William Gardiner (0-3)