Villanova bounced from Big East tourney by Cards
No. 4 Louisville 74, Villanova 55. With AP Photos.
By MIKE FITZPATRICK
AP Sports Writer
NEW YORK -- Never mind making shots. Villanova had a hard enough time hanging onto the ball against Louisville's dynamic defense.
Russ Smith scored 28 points in a bittersweet homecoming, leading No. 4 Louisville into the Big East tournament semifinals with a 74-55 victory over the Wildcats on Thursday night only hours after the death of his esteemed high school coach.
The defending ...
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