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1971-72 Louisville Cardinals Schedule and Results

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Overall: 26-5, .839 W-L% (8th of 212)
Conference: 12-2, 1st in MVC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Denny Crum (26-5)

PS/G: 83.3 (38th of 210) ▪ PA/G: 73.3 (56th of 210)
SRS: 16.29 (3rd of 210) ▪ SOS: 6.29 (9th of 210)

NCAA Tournament:
Won Midwest Regional Semifinal (88-84) versus Louisiana-Lafayette
Won Midwest Regional Final (72-65) versus Kansas State
Lost National Semifinal (96-77) versus UCLA
Lost National Third Place (105-91) versus North Carolina

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AP Poll Summary

Pre 12/7 12/14 12/21 12/28 1/4 1/11 1/18 1/25 2/1 2/8 2/15 2/22 2/29 3/7 Final
9 16 17 19 15 7 5 6 4 3 4 4 3 2 4 4

Schedules prior to the 1996-97 season may be missing games vs. non-Division I opponents.

Schedule and Results

G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
1 Wed, Dec 1, 1971 REG @ Florida SEC L 69 70 0 1 L 1
2 Wed, Dec 8, 1971 REG Dayton Ind W 88 60 1 1 W 1
3 Sat, Dec 11, 1971 REG @ Kansas Big 8 W 74 65 2 1 W 2
4 Tue, Dec 21, 1971 REG Alabama SEC W 89 70 3 1 W 3
5 Wed, Dec 22, 1971 REG Southern Methodist SWC W 96 62 4 1 W 4
6 Mon, Dec 27, 1971 REG N Syracuse Ind W 103 81 5 1 W 5
7 Tue, Dec 28, 1971 REG N Saint Peter's Ind W 126 80 6 1 W 6
8 Thu, Dec 30, 1971 REG N Fordham Ind W 96 82 7 1 W 7
9 Sat, Jan 8, 1972 REG @ Cincinnati Ind W 84 76 8 1 W 8
10 Wed, Jan 12, 1972 REG @ Dayton Ind W 71 64 9 1 W 9
11 Sat, Jan 15, 1972 REG @ Bradley MVC W 75 71 10 1 W 10
12 Sat, Jan 22, 1972 REG @ Drake MVC W 79 77 11 1 W 11
13 Mon, Jan 24, 1972 REG North Texas MVC W 95 72 12 1 W 12
14 Wed, Jan 26, 1972 REG Saint Louis MVC W 77 59 13 1 W 13
15 Sat, Jan 29, 1972 REG Bradley MVC W 52 46 14 1 W 14
16 Wed, Feb 2, 1972 REG Memphis MVC L 69 77 14 2 L 1
17 Sat, Feb 5, 1972 REG Drake MVC W 92 75 15 2 W 1
18 Wed, Feb 9, 1972 REG Wichita State MVC W 65 64 16 2 W 2
19 Sat, Feb 12, 1972 REG @ Tulsa MVC W 84 66 17 2 W 3
20 Sat, Feb 19, 1972 REG @ Wichita State MVC W 69 60 18 2 W 4
21 Wed, Feb 23, 1972 REG Cincinnati Ind W 93 73 19 2 W 5
22 Sun, Feb 27, 1972 REG @ Saint Louis MVC W 84 78 20 2 W 6
23 Tue, Feb 29, 1972 REG @ North Texas MVC W 90 85 21 2 W 7
24 Thu, Mar 2, 1972 REG @ Memphis MVC L 65 80 21 3 L 1
25 Mon, Mar 6, 1972 REG Tulsa MVC W 102 83 22 3 W 1
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
26 Sat, Mar 11, 1972 CTOURN N Memphis MVC W 83 72 23 3 W 2
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
27 Thu, Mar 16, 1972 NCAA N Louisiana-Lafayette Southland W 88 84 24 3 W 3
28 Sat, Mar 18, 1972 NCAA N Kansas State Big 8 W 72 65 25 3 W 4
29 Thu, Mar 23, 1972 NCAA N UCLA Pac-8 L 77 96 25 4 L 1
30 Sat, Mar 25, 1972 NCAA N North Carolina ACC L 91 105 25 5 L 2