Year of the Cardinals

“Best In College Sports” –CBS Sports, 2013

Louisville is the only university ever to win a BCS Bowl game, place both its men's and women's basketball teams in the NCAA Final Four and reach the Men's College World Series in the same season. In addition to the Cardinals' NCAA men's basketball national championship in 2013, UofL's women's team was the national runner-up. The Cardinals' football team beat then No. 3/4 Florida 33-23 in the 2013 Allstate Sugar Bowl on Jan. 2. Louisville's baseball team won a record 51 games while reaching a visit to Omaha.

Only School with Multiple Appearances

Cards Love the Postseason

Louisville is the only university in the nation since 2007 to have participated in multiple BCS bowl games, Men's College World Series, and men's and women's NCAA Final Fours.

Conference-Champion Season

A Unique Title Achievement

Louisville is one of just four schools in the BCS era (1998-2014) to win football, men's basketball and baseball conference titles in the same season (Stanford 1999-00, Texas 2005-06, Louisville 2012-13, Kansas State 2012-13).

11 Top Ten Finishes

Excellence on a National Scale

Since the arrival of AD Tom Jurich in 1997, 11 teams have earned a Top-10 national finish including Baseball, Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Football, Men's Golf, Women's Golf, Men's Soccer, Men's Swimming and Diving, Men's Indoor Track and Field, and Men's Outdoor Track and Field.

Just Getting Warmed Up

A Record-breaking Decade

Over the last seven years, Louisville is the only school in the nation to reach:
* Men's Basketball NCAA National Championship (2013)
* Men's Basketball NCAA Final Four (2012, 2013)
* Women's Basketball NCAA Final Four (2009, 2013)
* BCS Bowl Games (2007 Orange, 2013 Sugar)
* NCAA Men's College World Series (2007, 2013, 2014)
* NCAA Men's Soccer College Cup (2010)

NCAA Appearances

20 of 23 Reach NCAA Postseason

20 of Louisville's 23 sports programs saw NCAA postseason action in 2013-2014 with no team finishing below fifth in the conference standings. Four teams reached at least the NCAA Sweet Sixteen in its respective tournament field with football earning a second-straight bowl victory.

The Nation's Wins Leader

Over 200 Wins Again:

Louisville led the nation in wins among the ten combined sports of football, volleyball, field hockey, men's basketball, women's basketball, men's soccer, women's soccer, women's lacrosse, baseball, and softball. Those ten sports combined for 239 wins in 2013-14 overall, more than Stanford (214) and North Carolina (206). This was the third straight season Louisville's teams had totaled more than 200 wins.

Averaging Seven League Titles A Year

Louisville has won at least seven conference championships in each of the last five years (since 2009-10). Since 2006, the Louisville Cardinals have collected 70 league titles, averaging more than eight conference championships every year.