Scores

Final

Louisville 92

(11-4, 2-0 Big East)

Providence 70

(9-6, 1-2 Big East)

    7:00 PM ET, January 6, 2010

    Dunkin Donuts Center, Providence, Rhode Island

    1 2 T
    LOU 37 5592
    PROV 42 2870

    Top Performers

    Louisville: E. Sosa 26 Pts, 5 Reb, 4 Ast

    Providence: M. Brooks 21 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Louisville 92, Providence 70

    Associated Press

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Edgar Sosa scored a season-high 26 points and Samardo Samuels added 17 points as Louisville held off a first-half charge from Providence to take a 92-70 victory on Wednesday night.

    After the Cardinals opened with a 14-0 lead, the Friars hit their stride, rallying to take a 42-37 halftime lead.

    But Louisville (11-4, 2-0 Big East) again seized control in the second half with physical play on the boards, grabbing 26 second-half rebounds to Providence's seven.

    The Cardinals outrebounded the Friars 45-21 in the game and scored 23 second-chance points.

    Marshon Brooks had 21 points, going 8-for-11 to lead Providence (9-6, 1-2). Sharaud Curry and Bilal Dixon each added 12 points for the Friars.

    Jerry Smith added 14 points and Jared Swopshire had eight points and 11 rebounds for Louisville in a game that featured eight lead changes.

    Copyright by STATS LLC and The Associated Press

    SPONSORED HEADLINES

    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LOU
    PROV
    Points 92 70
    FG Made-Attempted 31-60 (.517) 26-59 (.441)
    3P Made-Attempted 12-30 (.400) 8-21 (.381)
    FT Made-Attempted 18-22 (.818) 10-19 (.526)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 22 8

    2009-10 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    » Jan 6, 2010 LOU 92, @PROV 70Recap