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No. 22 Louisville (6-1) will battle against Eastern Michigan (6-3) looking to build another win streak after winning five in a row before losing to then-No. 3 Michigan State which is now No. 1 in the rankings.
The Cardinals are coming off a one-sided 111-63 victory over Grand Canyon after scoring 61 points in the first half and held the Antelopes to just 37 percent shooting.
Five players scored in double figures for Louisville in the win a week ago with Damion Lee leading the way with 24 points.
As a group, the Cardinals are averaging 86-points per game while allowing just 55.7 points defensively, which is ranked second in NCAA College Men’s Basketball.
Eastern Michigan have won four of the last five games and are coming off a 79-34 victory over Siena Heights with Willie Mangum IV leading the way for the Eagles with 29 points.
No. 11 Purdue will be hoping to extend its winning streak this season when they take on Youngstown State.
The Boilermakers (10-0) are undefeated and will hunt their 11th straight victory for the term against the Penguins (4-5) who are hoping to rebound from a defeat to American University in the last outing.
This game is also streaming live on ESPN3 as well as WatchESPN.
No. 1 Michigan State, No. 3 North Carolina and No. 5 Kentucky will all be in action as well on a very busy day of action on Saturday.
The top-ranked Spartans (10-0) will face Florida (6-2) looking to start the season 11-0 at Breslin Center.
Michigan State is being led by senior guard Denzel Valentine, who is averaging 18.8 points, 8.9 rebounds and 7.7 assists per game.
North Carolina (7-1) will matchup with Texas (5-3) at Frank Erwin Center in Austin, while Kentucky takes on Arizona State (6-2).
College Basketball Schedule
Saturday, December 12
Bowling Green at Detroit ESPN3, WatchESPN
Pepperdine at Ball State ESPN3, WatchESPN
Ohio at Cleveland State ESPN3, WatchESPN
Navy at VMI ESPN3, WatchESPN
Marquette at Wisconsin ESPN2, WatchESPN
Youngstown State at No. 11 Purdue ESPN3, WatchESPN
Binghamton at Buffalo ESPN3, WatchESPN
Lamar at Liberty ESPN3, WatchESPN
Illinois at UIC ESPN3, WatchESPN
Eastern Michigan at No. 22 Louisville LIVE ESPN3, WatchESPN
Old Dominion at Georgia State ESPN3, WatchESPN
Eastern Illinois at Western Illinois 3:00 PM ESPN3, WatchESPN
Arizona State at No. 5 Kentucky 3:15 PM ESPN3, WatchESPN
No. 25 Utah at Wichita State 3:30 PM ESPN2, WatchESPN
Army Air Force 4:00 PM ESPN3, WatchESPN
Gardner-Webb at Furman 4:00 PM ESPN3, WatchESPN
Mississippi Valley at State Evansville 4:00 PM ESPN3, WatchESPN
Maryland-Eastern Shore at No. 6 Maryland 4:15 PM BTN
Texas Southern at Central Michigan 4:30 PM ESPN3, WatchESPN
Marygrove College at Western Michigan 4:30 PM ESPN3, WatchESPN
Princeton at Lipscomb 5:00 PM ESPN3, WatchESPN
No. 3 North Carolina at Texas 5:15 PM ESPN, WatchESPN
Kansas State at Texas A&M 5:30 PM SECN, WatchESPN
No. 23 Cincinnati at No. 12 Xavier 5:30 PM
Florida at No. 1 Michigan State 6:00 PM ESPN2, WatchESPN
No. 24 Oregon at Boise State 7:00 PM CBSSN
Oakland at Toledo 7:00 PM ESPN3, WatchESPN
Florida Atlantic at UCF 7:00 PM ESPN3, WatchESPN
College of Coastal Georgia at North Florida 7:00 PM ESPN3, WatchESPN
Oregon State at No. 2 Kansas 8:00 PM ESPN2, WatchESPN
Manhattan at Memphis 8:00 PM ESPN3, WatchESPN
BYU at Colorado 8:00 PM PAC12
UCLA at No. 20 Gonzaga 10:00 PM ESPN2, WatchESPN