Indiana basketball plays Louisville on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Ky. Find the game time, TV channel, watch online, radio and streaming information for the game below.
The Hoosiers (5-4) are coming off a 77-64 victory over Iowa in its last game. Indiana has played two Big Ten games to this point in the season, which began with a 69-55 loss on the road to Michigan.
The Hoosiers are now going back to non-conference play — until Jan. 2 — against Louisville.
The Cardinals (5-2) are losers of two of its last three games, but won its most recent against Siena, 86-60. Louisville lost at Purdue by 9 points in what was the team’s first loss and then suffered a 2-point defeat to Seton Hall.
Indiana-Louisville game time, details
Indiana and Louisville play at 2 p.m. ET on Saturday, Dec. 9.
- Time: 12 p.m. ET tip-off
- Date: Saturday, Dec. 9
- Location: KFC Yum! Center, Louisville, Ky.
- Records: Indiana (5-4); Louisville (5-2)
What TV channel will broadcast Indiana-Louisville?
The Indiana-Louisville game will be shown on ESPN.
How can I watch Indiana-Louisville online ?
The Indiana-Louisville game can be watched online at WatchESPN.
How can I listen to Indiana-Louisville on the radio?
Indiana Hoosier Sports Network, headed by stations WHCC (105.1 FM) in Bloomington and WFNI (1070 AM) in Indianapolis, will have the call.
Indiana is led by first-year coach Archie Miller, who came over from Dayton. Miller had success at Dayton and is now looking to take a bigger, more storied program back to its glory days. In his first season, to this point, Miller has gotten the Hoosiers to a 5-4 start.
His first game as the coach of the team was an eye-opener and potentially a reality check, letting everyone know where the Hoosiers currently stand. Indiana lost its season opener to Indiana State, 90-69. Since then, however, the team has gone 5-3, while pushing No. 1-ranked Duke for much of the game.
The Hoosiers have shown promise and it showed in its most recent game — and victory — over Iowa, 77-64. The team had a balanced scoring attack, as 4 players scored between 12 and 15 points. Forward Juwan Morgan led with his 15. Deron Davis (13), Collin Hartman (13) and Devontae Green (12) were the other top scorers for the team.
If Indiana wants to beat a Louisville team on the road who is seen by many as the more talented bunch — at this point — a balanced scoring attack will be key.
Louisville, at 5-2, has had a more successful start to the 2017-18 season. The Cardinals have done it despite some drama, though. The team is without coach Rick Pitino for the first time in 17 years — thanks to off-court issues and a heralded recruit in Brian Bowen hasn’t and won’t play a single second for Louisville this season. The team’s current coach is David Padgett.
The Cardinals still have plenty of talent, though, in Deng Adel, Rey Spalding, Quentin Snider, V.J. King and Anas Mahmoud, just to name a few. Adel leads the team in scoring this season at 16 points per game, but in the team’s last contest — against Siena — Mahmoud had 17 points, 13 rebounds and 9 blocked shots in what was nearly a triple-double.
The Cardinals haven’t beaten a classic powerhouse to this point yet, but have lost games to Purdue and Seton Hall so far. The Hoosiers, on the other hand, have also lost to Seton Hall, but have fallen to Indiana State, Duke and Michigan as well.
From a team statistics perspective, Louisville holds the advantage in points per game, points allowed, rebounds per game, blocks per game and steals per game.
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