Louisville Cardinals WBB falls short of Final Four against Iowa Hawkeyes in March Madness
Coverage from the game: Louisville's NCAA Tournament run ends in Elite 8 against Caitlin Clark and Iowa Hawkeyes
Louisville head coach Jeff Walz has familiarity with Iowa star Caitlin Clark. He coached the junior guard on the USA Basketball U-19 team in 2019. The Iowa native was called upon to make free throws near the end of the gold-medal game against Australia and made one in regulation before Team USA prevailed 74-70 in overtime.
On that team as well? Cardinals junior guard Hailey Van Lith.
Almost four years later, Walz and Van Lith have to face Clark, a Naismith Trophy finalist, and the Hawkeyes in the Elite Eight.
"Her court vision's outstanding. Her range is once she crosses half court," Walz said. "I think she's got a complete game and everybody knows it. If you undervalue her game, it's just because you don't like that for some reason."
Louisville vs Iowa Elite Eight game: Breaking down 2023 NCAA Tournament showdown in Seattle
Here's everything you need to know before watching the regional final Sunday night:
March Madness 2023: Louisville vs Iowa odds
Iowa (-110, -245 moneyline) is a 5 1/2-point favorite over Louisville (-110, +205 ML), according to DraftKings. The over/under is 154.5 points.
When is Louisville vs Iowa Elite Eight game?
When: 9 p.m. EST, Sunday, March 26
Where: Climate Pledge Arena; Seattle, Washington
What TV channel is Louisville vs Iowa WBB game on?
The game will be broadcast on ESPN (AT&T U-Verse 602; Spectrum 506; DirectTV 206; Dish 140).
How to stream Louisville women's basketball vs Iowa
Qualified subscribers can stream the game at ESPN.com/watch and the ESPN app, and Hulu app and Hulu.com/live-tv for subscribers with Hulu + Live TV.
How to listen to Louisville Cardinals vs Iowa Hawkeyes in March Madness
The game will be broadcast on Cardinal Sports Network (WLCL 93.9-FM and WGTK 970-AM in Louisville) with Nick Curran (play-by-play) and Courtnee Walton (analyst) on the call.
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Louisville vs Iowa women's basketball series history
The Cardinals have a 2-0 all-time record against the Hawkeyes, with both games in 2014. Louisville beat Iowa 83-53 in the first round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament then beat the Hawkeyes 86-52 less than nine months later at home in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
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This article originally appeared on Louisville Courier Journal: March Madness 2023: Louisville WBB falls to Iowa short of Final Four