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David Levitch
David  Levitch


Goshen, Ky.

High School:
North Oldham

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 180




No. 4 Louisville Takes Down Cal State Northridge, 80-55

Wayne Blackshear scored a career-high 31 points to lead Louisville


Harrell's 32 Pace Cardinals in Early Scrimmage

All-America forward led the Black team to a 91-82 victory over the White on Sunday


Athletic Director's Honor Roll Names 494

Cards set a record in classsroom achievement


Pitino Reviews 2013-14 Men's Basketball Season

The Cardinals finished the year with a trip to the NCAA Sweet 16.


No. 13 Louisville Routs Rutgers, 102-54

Luke Hancock scored a career-high 25 points to lead Louisville



Louisville Men's Basketball | NCAA Regional Final Media Day


Men's Basketball vs. Northern Iowa

NCAA Tournament on March 22, 2015



Louisville Men's Basketball v UC Irvine | NCAA


NCAA Tournament: Louisville vs. UC Irvine

Louisville defeats UC Irvine 57-55 in the second round of the NCAA tournament


No. 7 Louisville vs. Jacksonville State

USATSI Gallery, men's basketball -- 11/1714

Freshman Year:

  • Saw action in 18 games, including a pair of AAC Tournament contests.
  • Last name is pronounced LEV-itch
  • Registered two points on a pair of free throws against Connecticut in the regular-season finale.
  • Scored a season-best four points against Rutgers (Feb. 16), while grabbing one rebound and totaling one assist.
  • Scored his first collegiate points on a 3 against Cornell with three minutes remaining in the game.
  • Made all six free throws in eight minutes of action against Kentucky Wesleyan.

High School:

  • Averaged 24.0 points, 5.7 rebounds and 4.3 assists as a senior in helping North Oldham High School produce an 18-11 record. His scoring average ranked him seventh in the state.
  • Connected on 41.5 percent of his three-point attempts as a senior with his 68 threes ranking among the top 15 in the state.
  • Averaged 18.8 points, 4.2 assists and 3.2 rebounds as a junior while hitting 42.3 percent of his threes as North Oldham finished with a 19-11 record.
  • An All-Eighth Region selection as a junior and senior.
  • Scored a season-high 39 points against South Oldham as a senior, burying six three-pointers in the game. He scored a season-high 37 points against Spencer County as a junior.
  • Scored nearly 2,000 career points at North Oldham while burying 220 three-point goals in four years.
  • Played with fellow UofL walk-on Dillon Avare on the same AAU team before high school.
  • Seventh in the state in free throw percentage as a junior, connecting on 81.7 percent from the line (151-of-185).
  • Averaged 13.0 points and 3.2 assists as a sophomore when he scored a single-game high of 28 points on two occasions.
  • He has been a standout performer on his AAU squad The Ville 2013, which won the adidas Super 64 tournament in Las Vegas in 2009 and has won the Kentucky state championship on four occasions.
  • Participated in the 2013 Kentucky Derby Festival Basketball Classic all-star game.
  • His father David played college basketball at Center College.
  • Was receiving attention from Stetson and Bellarmine among others before choosing to walk on with the Cardinals.


  • Born Sept. 28, 1994 ... Son of Rhonda and David Levitch ... Has one younger brother, Jax ... Major is sport administration.
  • Best moment of his athletic career to date was hitting a buzzer-beating shot to win, while also scoring his 1,000th career high school point in the same game.
  • Enjoys playing golf and following horse racing in his spare time.
  • Chose to attend UofL because "it's where I always wanted to play."
  • Best basketball advice given to him was "always work to get better."
  • Most proud of his brother Jax.
  • His father has had the greatest influence on his athletic career.
  • When he played basketball as a kid, he pretended he was Francisco Garcia.
  • Best moment of his athletic career to date was scoring his first basket at Louisville.
  • Feels Adam Sandler would be the best actor to play him in a movie.
  • If you walked into his dorm room, the first thing you would notice is his Seabiscuit poster.
  • What impresses him the most about Coach Pitino: his passion, honesty and desire to win.
  • Would most like to meet Josh Smith.


  • Basketball Player: Josh Smith
  • Athlete, other than a basketball player: Irad Ortiz, Jr.
  • NBA Team: Detroit Pistons
  • Movies: Secretariat, The Longest Yard
  • TV Shows: Pardon the Interruption
  • Actor: Liam Neeson
  • Comedian: Larry the Cable Guy
  • TV Sports Personality: Skip Bayless
  • Musical Groups/Singers:
  • Book: Kite Runner
  • Subject: History
  • Web Site: Equibase.com, ESPN.com
  • Foods: pizza
  • Midnight Snack: Oreo cheesecake
  • Vacation spot: Saratoga, N.Y.
  • Best Player Ever Faced: Russ Smith
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