Louisville Downs Connecticut 76-64 - Match Report
Louisville grabbed a 76-64 win over Connecticut on Saturday, behind a 23-point effort from Russ Smith at Gampel Pavilion.
Louisville was the ATS victor, as they covered the 2.5-point spread as a favorite.
Montrezl Harrell had 18 points for Louisville and Luke Hancock chipped in with 13 points. Luke Hancock had 3 assists for them, while Montrezl Harrell was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
Connecticut got 30 points from Shabazz Napier in a losing cause and another 10 points from Ryan Boatright. Ryan Boatright contributed 3 assists for them, while Amida Brimah had 5 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Louisville were victorious, as the score was 34-28 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Louisville as they grabbed 45 boards, while Connecticut only had 30.