Scores

Final

W Kentucky 75

(5-4, 0-3 away)

Louisville 102

(7-3, 6-2 home)

    4:00 PM ET, December 19, 2009

    1 2 T
    WKU 30 4575
    LOU 45 57102

    Top Performers

    Western Kentucky: S. Pettigrew 23 Pts, 9 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Louisville: S. Samuels 14 Pts, 9 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Louisville 102, W. Kentucky 75

    Associated Press

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Edgar Sosa and Jerry Smith scored 17 points apiece to pace six Louisville players in double figures as the Cardinals routed Western Kentucky 102-75 on Saturday.

    Louisville avenged last season's loss to the Hilltoppers by shooting 55.6 percent (35-for-63) from the field and converting 25 Western Kentucky turnovers into 36 points in the Billy Minardi Classic.

    Samardo Samuels added 14 points and nine rebounds for the Cardinals (7-3), while Terrence Jennings tallied 11 points off the bench. Jared Swopshire and Kyle Kuric added 10 points apiece for Louisville.

    Steffphon Pettigrew scored 23 points to lead the Hilltoppers (5-4) and A.J. Slaughter added 16.

    Western Kentucky played without second-leading scorer and leading rebounder Sergio Kerusch. The 6-foot-5 junior forward, who is averaging 13.4 points and 6.9 rebounds per game, broke his foot in practice on Friday.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WKU
    LOU
    Points 75 102
    FG Made-Attempted 23-51 (.451) 35-63 (.556)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-24 (.417) 8-22 (.364)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-22 (.864) 24-39 (.615)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 28 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 31

    2009-10 Season

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