Louisville Defeats Southern Methodist 71-63 - Recap
|Louisville Defeats Southern Methodist 71-63 - Recap|
Louisville got 23 points from Russ Smith en route to a 71-63 victory over Southern Methodist on Sunday at KFC Yum! Center.
Louisville won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 13.5-point spread.
Louisville got 23 points from Luke Hancock and another 12 points from Montrezl Harrell. Russ Smith contributed 7 assists, while Montrezl Harrell cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Southern Methodist got 12 points from Markus Kennedy in a losing cause and another 10 points from Shawn Williams. Nic Moore contributed 4 assists for them, while Markus Kennedy had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Louisville were victorious, as the score was 37-25 at the break.
Southern Methodist won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 48-35.