Following its first bye week of the season, Louisville remained No. 16 in the USA Today coaches’ poll and moved up one position to No. 18 in the Associated Press Top 25 on Sunday. Entering the seventh week of the season, the Cardinals are joined in the national rankings by BIG EAST foes Rutgers (No. 19 in USA Today/No. 20 in AP) and Cincinnati (No. 20 in USA Today/No. 21 in AP).
Up next, undefeated Louisville (5-0) will open BIG EAST Conference action on the road against Pittsburgh (2-3, 0-2 BIG EAST) on Saturday at 11 a.m., ET at Heinz Field. The game will be televised nationally by ESPNU.