1:30 PM ET, February 8, 2009
Carnesecca Arena, Jamaica, New York
Louisville's defense stops St. John's; Samuels has 2 teeth knocked out
NEW YORK -- Louisville had a tough day at Madison Square Garden on Sunday. The Cardinals (No. 7 ESPN/USA Today, No. 5 AP) still managed a 60-47 victory over St. John's because of their defense.
• After scoring a season-low 19 points in the first half, Louisville outscored St. John's by 16 to earn its first ever win against the Red Storm at Madison Square Garden.
• The Cardinals have now won nine of their last 10 Big East road games.
• The 47 points were the fewest Louisville has allowed in a conference game this season.
-- ESPN research and The Associated Press
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||20-52 (.385)||19-61 (.311)|
|3P Made-Attempted||3-17 (.176)||2-12 (.167)|
|FT Made-Attempted||17-22 (.773)||7-11 (.636)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||12 (0/0)||18 (0/0)|
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