GREENSBORO, NC. The Louisville men’s basketball program, which has 7 seeds for the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament, now knows its first post-season opponent

after receiving the No.

The Cardinals (13-6, 8-5 ACC) open the 2021 ACC tournament against Duke 10 at 6:30 p.m. EST on Wednesday, March, following the Blue Devils’ 86-51 win over Boston College on Tuesday

Duke (12-11, 9-9 ACC) entered the ACC tournament with a three game loss to drop to the tenth seed of the field, but broke that streak against the Eagles with the fifteenth seed three Blue Devils hit double digits with DJ Steward, Mark Williams and Jared Goldwire 17, 13 and 10 respectively 12 scored

The Cardinals defeated the Blue Devils in the regular season and they won the KFC Yum! Center on Jan 23 and 80-73 in extra time on Feb. 27 at Cameron Indoor Stadium Louisville is hoping to become the third team ever, beating Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski three times in a single season for the first time since Virginia 1982/83

Graduate security guard Carlik Jones was honored as the first team to be honored for the 2020-21 All-ACC selection, second security guard David Johnson received the All-ACC award and newcomer Jae’Lyn Withers was named a member of the ACC All- ACC selected Freshman team in a vote of media and league coaches

Since joining the league from the 2014-15 season, Louisville has been 2 through 4 in the ACC tournament and has not yet made it through the quarterfinals. The Cardinals received a No. 3 seed last season, but the tournament was canceled before they did They were also allowed to play a game secured No. 4 seeds in 2015 and 2017, No. 7 in 2019, No. 9 in 2018 and completely missed the 2016 iteration due to self-imposed sanctions

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