American Athletic Conference Tournament - Recap - Louisville Defeats Connecticut 71-61

American Athletic Conference Tournament - Recap - Louisville Defeats Connecticut 71-61

Louisville got a 22-point performance from Montrezl Harrell, who added 11 rebounds as Louisville ran past Connecticut 71-61 on Saturday at FedExForum.

Louisville was a favorite by 8 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.

Russ Smith had 19 points for Louisville and Chris Jones chipped in with 11 points. Russ Smith had 3 assists for them, while Montrezl Harrell was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.

Connecticut got a 17-point performance from DeAndre Daniels, who was supported by 16 points from Shabazz Napier. DeAndre Daniels had 3 assists in a losing cause for Connecticut, while DeAndre Daniels grabbed 10 rebounds.

Louisville led at halftime, 37-23.

Louisville won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 38-33.