March Madness - Oregon vs Louisville Wrap - Louisville Wins 77-69
|March Madness - Oregon vs Louisville Wrap - Louisville Wins 77-69|
Louisville got 31 points from Russ Smith en route to a 77-69 victory over Oregon on Friday at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Louisville did not, however, defeat Oregon against the spread, which closed at 10.5 at most sportsbooks.
Louisville got 11 points from Kevin Ware and another 10 points from Gorgui Dieng. Peyton Siva contributed 3 assists, while Gorgui Dieng cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Oregon got 15 points from E.J. Singler in a losing cause and another 12 points from Damyean Dotson. Johnathan Loyd contributed 4 assists for them, while Arsalan Kazemi had 12 rebounds.
Louisville hit the break leading 45-31 before taking care of business in the second half.
Oregon won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 35-34.