Louisville vs Florida International Wrap - Louisville Wins 85-56
Louisville cruised to victory on Saturday, running Florida International out of the gym and running up an 85-56 score at U.S. Century Bank Arena.
Louisville was a 21-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Louisville got 18 points from Russ Smith and another 13 points from Wayne Blackshear. Chris Jones contributed 6 assists, while Mangok Mathiang cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Florida International got 16 points from Tymell Murphy in a losing cause and another 13 points from Rakeem Buckles. Dennis Mavin contributed 2 assists for them, while Rakeem Buckles had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Louisville were victorious, as the score was 39-25 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Florida International as they grabbed 38 boards, while Louisville only had 34.