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1985-86 Louisville Cardinals Schedule and Results

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Overall: 32-7, .821 W-L% (15th of 283)
Conference: 10-2, 1st in Metro (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Denny Crum (32-7)

PS/G: 79.3 (13th of 283) ▪ PA/G: 69.1 (140th of 283)
SRS: 20.64 (8th of 283) ▪ SOS: 10.41 (9th of 283)

NCAA Tournament: (#2 seed in West)
Won West First Round (93-73) versus #15 Drexel
Won West Second Round (82-68) versus #7 Bradley
Won West Regional Semifinal (94-79) versus #3 North Carolina
Won West Regional Final (84-76) versus #8 Auburn
Won National Semifinal (88-77) versus #11 Louisiana State
Won National Final (72-69) versus #1 Duke

AP Poll Summary

Pre 11/26 12/3 12/10 12/17 12/24 12/31 1/7 1/14 1/21 1/28 2/4 2/11 2/18 2/25 3/4 Final
9 9 16 15 16 15 18 17 18 13 18 16 19 16 13 11 7

Schedule and Results

G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
1 Fri, Nov 22, 1985 REG N Miami (OH) MAC W 81 65 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Nov 23, 1985 REG N Tulsa MVC W 80 74 2 0 W 2
3 Sun, Nov 24, 1985 REG N Kansas Big 8 L 78 83 2 1 L 1
4 Mon, Nov 25, 1985 REG @ St. John's (NY) Big East L 79 86 2 2 L 2
5 Sat, Dec 7, 1985 REG Purdue Big Ten W 77 58 3 2 W 1
6 Tue, Dec 10, 1985 REG Iona MAAC W 88 75 4 2 W 2
7 Sat, Dec 14, 1985 REG Western Kentucky Sun Belt W 73 70 5 2 W 3
8 Wed, Dec 18, 1985 REG Indiana Big Ten W 65 63 6 2 W 4
9 Sat, Dec 28, 1985 REG @ Kentucky SEC L 64 69 6 3 L 1
10 Sat, Jan 4, 1986 REG Wyoming WAC W 94 62 7 3 W 1
11 Mon, Jan 6, 1986 REG Eastern Kentucky OVC W 86 55 8 3 W 2
12 Thu, Jan 9, 1986 REG @ Memphis Metro L 71 73 8 4 L 1
13 Mon, Jan 13, 1986 REG @ Southern Mississippi Metro W 59 54 9 4 W 1
14 Wed, Jan 15, 1986 REG @ Florida State Metro W 85 64 10 4 W 2
15 Sat, Jan 18, 1986 REG Syracuse Big East W 83 73 11 4 W 3
16 Mon, Jan 20, 1986 REG Cincinnati Metro L 82 84 11 5 L 1
17 Sat, Jan 25, 1986 REG @ Kansas Big 8 L 69 71 11 6 L 2
18 Tue, Jan 28, 1986 REG La Salle MAAC W 72 60 12 6 W 1
19 Sat, Feb 1, 1986 REG UCLA Pac-10 W 91 72 13 6 W 2
20 Mon, Feb 3, 1986 REG South Carolina Metro W 74 72 14 6 W 3
21 Thu, Feb 6, 1986 REG Virginia Tech Metro W 103 68 15 6 W 4
22 Sat, Feb 8, 1986 REG @ North Carolina State ACC L 64 76 15 7 L 1
23 Mon, Feb 10, 1986 REG @ Virginia Tech Metro W 93 83 16 7 W 1
24 Thu, Feb 13, 1986 REG @ Cincinnati Metro W 74 58 17 7 W 2
25 Sat, Feb 15, 1986 REG @ DePaul Ind W 72 53 18 7 W 3
26 Mon, Feb 17, 1986 REG Southern Mississippi Metro W 83 74 19 7 W 4
27 Wed, Feb 19, 1986 REG Florida State Metro W 89 67 20 7 W 5
28 Sat, Feb 22, 1986 REG @ Houston SWC W 76 59 21 7 W 6
29 Mon, Feb 24, 1986 REG South Alabama Sun Belt W 66 55 22 7 W 7
30 Wed, Feb 26, 1986 REG @ South Carolina Metro W 65 63 23 7 W 8
31 Sat, Mar 1, 1986 REG Memphis Metro W 70 69 24 7 W 9
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
32 Fri, Mar 7, 1986 CTOURN Cincinnati Metro W 86 65 25 7 W 10
33 Sat, Mar 8, 1986 CTOURN Memphis Metro W 88 79 26 7 W 11
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
34 Thu, Mar 13, 1986 NCAA N Drexel ECC W 93 73 27 7 W 12
35 Sat, Mar 15, 1986 NCAA N Bradley MVC W 82 68 28 7 W 13
36 Thu, Mar 20, 1986 NCAA N North Carolina ACC W 94 79 29 7 W 14
37 Sat, Mar 22, 1986 NCAA N Auburn SEC W 84 76 30 7 W 15
38 Sat, Mar 29, 1986 NCAA N Louisiana State SEC W 88 77 31 7 W 16
39 Mon, Mar 31, 1986 NCAA N Duke ACC W 72 69 32 7 W 17