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Cardinals flex muscles in win over Pittsburgh

The No. 24 Louisville Cardinals looked good on Thursday night, downing the Pittsburgh Panthers 42-20 at Cardinal Stadium.

The Cardinals had been favored by 21 points in this game, and managed to cover the spread. The teams didn’t get to the 66 point over/under total.

Cardinals QB Brian Brohm made good on 21-of-31 attempts for 249 yards. RB Michael Bush ran for 113 yards and two touchdowns in the win.

Panthers QB Tyler Palko was successful on 17-of-30 attempts for 197 yards for Pittsburgh in the loss. Palko's best receiver was Greg Lee with seven catches for 94 yards.

The Panthers fall below the .500 mark with the loss (4-5), while the Cardinals improved to four games above (6-2) with the win.