LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The University of Louisville men's basketball team has released the schedule of the team's 18 2018-19 Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) games.

According to a news release from the U of L athletics department, the Cardinals will play as many as a dozen games against teams ranked in ESPN's early top 25 ranking, including four of the top five and seven of the top nine. 

"Louisville opponents listed among those ESPN rankings include No. 1 Kentucky, No. 2 Kansas (a possible opponent of the NIT Season Tip-Off), No. 3 Duke, No. 5 Tennessee, No. 7 Virginia, No. 8 North Carolina, No. 9 Michigan State, No. 14 Virginia Tech, No. 16 Syracuse, No. 18 Florida State and No. 20 Clemson," the news release states.

All of the 18 games will be televised by national or regional networks.

The full schedule is included below. 

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