Louisville vs UMKC Final: 99-47 - Recap
|Louisville vs UMKC Final: 99-47 - Recap|
UMKC was run off the court by Louisville on Saturday as they blasted them 99-47 at KFC Yum! Center.
Bettors who backed Louisville were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 29 at sportsbooks.
Russ Smith had 31 points for Louisville and Luke Hancock chipped in with 15 points. Peyton Siva had 6 assists for them, while Russ Smith was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
UMKC got a 9-point performance from Nelson Kirksey, who was supported by 9 points from Trinity Hall. Nate Rogers had 3 assists in a losing cause for UMKC, while Nelson Kirksey grabbed 6 rebounds.
Louisville led at halftime, 53-28.
Louisville had a 47-33 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.