Louisville–Memphis rivalry

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Louisville–Memphis rivalry
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Sports Football, basketball, others
Originated 1948

The Louisville–Memphis rivalry is a sports rivalry between the University of Louisville Cardinals and University of Memphis Tigers. The two NCAA Division I schools compete in various sports, with men's basketball and college football in particular being prominent. Both schools were represented in a 2008 Sheraton commercial featuring fans of other college sport rivals such as Michigan/Ohio State, Duke/North Carolina, USC/UCLA, and Syracuse/Georgetown.

Men's basketball[edit]

Louisville–Memphis basketball rivalry
Sport College Basketball
First meeting 1949
Latest meeting March 1, 2014
Louisville 66 – Memphis 72
Statistics
All-time series Louisville leads, 53–36

The series between the men's basketball programs began in 1949. Louisville leads the series 53–34. The two schools have played in four different conferences – the Missouri Valley Conference, Metro Conference, Conference USA, and for the 2013–14 season only, the American Athletic Conference. Louisville Joined the Atlantic Coast Conference in 2014.

Louisville–Memphis Men's Basketball rivalry
Year Home Team Score Visiting Team Score Location Series
1949 Memphis 53 Louisville 72 Memphis, TN UL 1–0
1949 Louisville 79 Memphis 58 Louisville, KY UL 2–0
1951 Memphis 48 Louisville 51 Memphis, TN UL 3–0
1956 #10 Louisville 85 #15 Memphis 75 Louisville, KY UL 4–0
1957 #5 Louisville 93 Memphis 71 Louisville, KY UL 5–0
1957 Memphis 81 #3 Louisville 78 Memphis, TN UL 5–1
1963 Memphis 76 Louisville 55 Memphis, TN UL 5–2
1964 Louisville 69 Memphis 57 Louisville, KY UL 6–2
1968 Memphis 58 Louisville 78 Memphis, TN UL 7–2
1968 #19 Louisville 67 Memphis 66 Louisville, KY UL 8–2
1970 #19 Louisville 77 Memphis 48 Louisville, KY UL 9–2
1970 Louisville 77 Memphis 44 Louisville, KY UL 9–2
1971 Memphis 78 #13 Louisville 75 Memphis, TN UL 9–3
1971 Louisville 102 Memphis 73 Louisville, KY UL 10–3
1972 #3 Louisville 69 Memphis 77 Louisville, KY UL 10–4
1972 Memphis 80 #2 Louisville 65 Memphis, TN UL 10–5
1973 #17 Memphis 81 Louisville 76 Memphis, TN UL 10–6
1973 Louisville 83 #15 Memphis 69 Louisville, KY UL 11–6
1974 #16 Louisville 94 Memphis 81 Louisville, KY UL 12–6
1974 Memphis 78 #18 Louisville 71 Memphis, TN UL 12–7
1975 #3 Louisville 84 Memphis 79 Louisville, KY UL 13–7
1975 #19 Memphis 79 #8 Louisville 74 Memphis, TN UL 14–7
1976 Louisville 76 Memphis 87 Louisville, KY UL 14–8
1977 #9 Louisville 111 Memphis 92 Louisville, KY UL 15–8
1977 Memphis 87 #8 Louisville 77 Memphis, TN UL 15–9

Football[edit]

Louisville–Memphis football rivalry
First meeting September 25, 1948
Memphis 13, Louisville 7
Latest meeting November 23, 2013
Louisville 24, Memphis 17
Next meeting TBA
Statistics
Meetings total 43
All-time series Louisville leads, 24-19
Largest victory Louisville 69, Memphis 0 (2010)
Longest win streak Memphis, 8 (1948-1969)
Current win streak Louisville, 4 (2004–present)
Louisville victories Memphis victories
# Date Location Winner Score
1 1948 Memphis, TN Memphis 13–7
2 1952 Memphis, TN Memphis 29–25
3 1961 Louisville, KY Memphis 28–13
4 1962 Memphis, TN Memphis 49–0
5 1963 Louisville, KY Memphis 25–0
6 1964 Memphis, TN Memphis 34–0
7 1968 Louisville, KY Memphis 44–14
8 1969 Memphis, TN Memphis 69–19
9 1970 Louisville, KY Louisville 40–27
10 1971 Memphis, TN Louisville 26–20
11 1972 Louisville, KY Louisville 17–0
12 1973 Memphis, TN Memphis 28–21
13 1974 Louisville, KY Memphis 16–10
14 1975 Memphis, TN Memphis 41–7
15 1976 Louisville, KY Memphis 26–14
16 1977 Memphis, TN Louisville 14–13
17 1978 Louisville, KY Memphis 29–22
18 1979 Memphis, TN Memphis 10–6
19 1980 Louisville, KY Louisville 38–14
20 1981 Memphis, TN Louisville 14–7
21 1982 Memphis, TN Louisville 38–19
22 1983 Louisville, KY Memphis 45–7
# Date Location Winner Score
23 1986 Louisville, KY Louisville 34–8
24 1987 Memphis, TN Memphis 43–8
25 1988 Louisville, KY Louisville 29–18
26 1989 Memphis, TN Louisville 40–10
27 1990 Louisville, KY Louisville 19–17
28 1991 Memphis, TN Memphis 35–7
29 1992 Louisville, KY Louisville 16–15
30 1993 Memphis, TN Louisville 54–28
31 1994 Louisville, KY Louisville 10–6
32 1995 Memphis, TN Louisville 17–7
33 1996 Louisville, KY Louisville 13–10
34 1997 Memphis, TN Memphis 21–20
35 1998 Louisville, KY Louisville 35–32
36 1999 Memphis, TN Louisville 32–31
37 2001 Louisville, KY Louisville 38–21
38 2002 Memphis, TN Louisville 38–32
39 2003 Louisville, KY Memphis 37–7
40 2004 Memphis, TN Louisville 56–49
41 2008 Memphis, TN Louisville 35–28
42 2010 Louisville, KY Louisville 56–0
43 2013 Louisville, KY Louisville 24–17
Series: Louisville leads 24–19

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