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  • No. 17 Louisville cruises to 81-59 win over FSU

    TALLAHASSEE — Sluggish starts have become a given for FSU. But more times than not, the Seminoles have found ways to climb back from large deficits early on to at least make contests close down the stretch. FSU got the bumpy beginning part...
  • Rozier rallies No. 17 Louisville to 52-51 win over Ga Tech

    Louisville was on the verge of what was becoming a familiar result. Another loss. Then Terry Rozier took matters into his own hands. The sophomore guard suddenly got hot from 3-point range and hit the go-ahead basket on a daring dash to the basket,...
  • Offense struggling, Louisville clamps down on defense to deflect Miami

    LOUISVILLE The way Coach Rick Pitino saw it, 12th-ranked Louisville's 55-53 victory over Miami on Saturday came down to defense. "Our defense had to win it for us," Pitino said. "... In the second half, I said, 'Let's just play defense every possession....
  • Christmas leads Syracuse past No. 12 Louisville 69-59

    Rakeem Christmas made amends — and then some. Syracuse's standout senior center rebounded from his worst game of the season, scoring 29 points and blocking four shots, and Syracuse beat No. 12 Louisville 69-59 on Wednesday night. Reeling from a 5-...
  • NC State stuns No. 9 Louisville, 74-65

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. N.C. State has dropped its share of close calls to the top teams in the ACC this season. Not on Saturday, with Cat Barber leading the Wolfpack to a 74-65 win at No. 9 Louisville. Barber scored 21 points and handled Louisville's...
  • Brogdon scores 15 and defense excels as No. 3 Virginia holds off No. 9 Louisville, 52-47

    Virginia couldn't have been much better on defense in the first half against No. 9 Louisville. The way the third-ranked Cavaliers played it in the second half almost cost them the game. Malcolm Brogdon scored 15 for Virginia, which held the Cardinals...
  • U.Va.'s meeting with Louisville features clash of defensive-minded top-10 foes

    U.Va.'s meeting with Louisville features clash of defensive-minded top-10 foes
    Right around the time the calendar flipped to 2015, Louisville men's basketball coach Rick Pitino was seeking something extra out of his team on defense. Nevermind the fact Pitino has long been one of the game's most effective practitioners of defensive...
  • UM second-half rally falls short, 'Canes lose to No. 9 Louisville

    UM second-half rally falls short, 'Canes lose to No. 9 Louisville
    CORAL GABLES—Through a season of inconsistency, one thing has always been a constant for Miami. The Hurricanes play some of their best basketball when in the spotlight against a ranked team. At times Tuesday night against ninth-ranked...
  • Boatright And Randle Meet Again When UConn Visits Stanford

    Boatright And Randle Meet Again When UConn Visits Stanford
    PALO ALTO, Calif. — They came from opposite ends of a large state — Ryan Boatright from the east, just outside Chicago, and Chasson Randle from the west, on the banks of the Mississippi River. Their paths never crossed. Yet in 2011, both...
  • UConn vs. Stanford: Notes, Quotes, Thoughts From Palo Alto

    PALO ALTO, Calif.  – Spent the last couple of days doing interviews with UConn in the lobby of its hotel, and with Stanford over at Maples Pavilion this afternoon. Big game, no question about it. The Huskies, 76th in RPI, need it. Stanford, at No....
  • No. 6 Louisville defeats Virginia Tech 78-63

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Chris Jones had a career-high 11 assists and Terry Rozier scored 16 points as No. 6 Louisville easily brushed off Virginia Tech 78-63 on Tuesday night. Louisville (15-2, 3-1 ACC) tied a season-high with 10 3-pointers and had one...