7:00 PM ET, January 12, 2009
Cards' Williams nears triple-double, Irish's Harangody held scoreless in OT
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Consider Louisville's forgettable nonconference season forgotten.The 20th-ranked Cardinals certainly do.Terrence Williams had 24 points, 16 rebounds and eight assists and Louisville ran by Notre Dame (No. 13 ESPN/USA Today, No. 12 AP) 87-73 in overtime on Monday night behind the kind of frantic, frenetic play that made its early season stumbles to Western Kentucky, UNLV and Minnesota seem like a long time ago.
Louisville's 87-73 victory over Notre Dame on Monday was the largest overtime win in school history. Only four times since 1982 have the Cardinals beaten a team by at least 10 points in overtime.
• Louisville improved to 10-1 all-time at home against Notre Dame as the Cardinals outscored the Fighting Irish 16-2 in the extra period.
• Terrence Williams led Louisville with a season-high 24 points, a career-high 16 rebounds and a season-high-tying eight assists.
• Luke Harangody is the first Notre Dame player with 20-plus points in nine straight games since Adrian Dantley had nine straight in the 1975-76 season. The Notre Dame record for consecutive 20-point outings is 58 by Austin Carr from 1969-70 to 1970-71.
-- ESPN research
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||30-70 (.429)||34-80 (.425)|
|3P Made-Attempted||9-20 (.450)||10-30 (.333)|
|FT Made-Attempted||4-5 (.800)||9-14 (.643)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||15 (0/0)||12 (0/0)|