Louisville Grinds Down Notre Dame

by November 30, 1999 @ 12:00 am (Category : Uncategorized )

Jan 12th 2009 11:25PM by Chas Rich (author feed)
It was a tight battle for most of the game. Louisville and Notre Dame went back and forth. The Cardinals taking it inside and getting their scores in the paint. The Irish doing it all on jumpers and kick-outs. It went to overtime, and Notre Dame did not have anything left in their legs and found themselves blasted out of Freedom Hall in that five extra minutes, 87-73.

The Cardinals got a big game from Terrance Williams and Samardo Samuels. The two interior players just overpowered the Irish inside. Their banging inside also opened things up for Earl Clark and Edgar Sosa to attack the rim. Louisville benefited from a game that was not tightly called.

For Notre Dame, they were in it in the first half with lots of threes. The Irish went 6-for-9 on the perimeter. Luke Harangody garnered 14 points in the first half, but a surprising number of his shots were jumpers rather than shots close to the basket. Louisville was able to keep from getting close to the basket with the ball.Continue Reading

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