No. 1 Louisville vs. No. 12 Oregon
When: 4:15 p.m. PT Friday
Where: Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis
Records: Cardinals 31-5, Big East tournament championship; Oregon 28-8, Pac-12 tournament champions
Louisville: Rick Pitino (660-239 in 28th year; 306-111 in 12th year at UL; 44-16 in NCAA Tournament)
Oregon: Dana Altman (606-303 in 28th year; 73-36 in third season at UO; 4-8 in NCAA Tournament)
Dominic Artis, PG: Steady freshman helped the Ducks to a 17-2 start before suffering a stress fracture in his left foot in late January. Returned in late February and is averaging 8.4 points and 3.3 assists in 27 games.
Damyean Dotson, SG: Freshman sharp shooter has been Oregon’s most productive scorer in the postseason, averaging 16.8 points in last five games.
E.J. Singler, SF: Senior from Medford, who has the most wins of any player in program history (89), averages a team-best 11.6 points overall; only player to start all 36 games this season.
Arsalan Kazemi, PF: Senior transfer from Rice averages 9.3 points and 9.9 rebounds, helping UO become the Pac-12’s top rebounding team. Has 33 rebounds in two NCAA games.
Tony Woods, C: The 6-foot-11 senior, one of the top shot blockers in program history, averages 9.1 points and 3.6 rebounds.
Carlos Emory: Productive sixth man third on the team with 11.1 points per game; senior forward arguably Oregon’s best dunker since Fred Jones.
Johnathan Loyd: After struggling for much of February, junior point guard earned Pac-12 tournament MVP honors.
Waverly Austin: The 6-foot-11 junior averaging 3.2 points and 2.7 rebounds in 11.2 minutes per game as Woods’ fill-in.
Ben Carter: Freshman forward a steady rebounder and solid defender in his 10.5 minutes off the bench.
Willie Moore: A Freshman guard has appeared in 26 games, but has seen limited decrease as postseason rotation has tightened.
Also: Austin Kuemper, RFr., F; Fred Richardson III, Fr., G; Nicolas Lucenti, Jr., G; Coleton Baker, Jr. G., Arik Armstead, Fr., F.
Peyton Siva, G, 6-0, Sr.: Averaging 9.9 points, 5.9 assists and 2.2 steals.
Russ Smith, G, 6-1, Jr.: Averaging 18.4 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.2 steals.
Wayne Blackshear, F, 6-5, So.: Averaging 8.0 points and 3.3 rebounds.
Chane Behanan, F, 6-6, So.: Averaging 9.7 points and 6.3 rebounds.
Gorgui Dieng, C, 6-11, Jr: Averaging 10.0 points and 9.5 rebounds.