Scores

Final

Rutgers 60

(11-12, 2-9 Big East)

Louisville 76

(15-8, 6-4 Big East)

    4:00 PM ET, February 6, 2010

    1 2 T
    RUTG 32 2860
    LOU 43 3376

    Top Performers

    Rutgers: J. Mitchell 17 Pts, 7 Reb, 7 Ast, 2 Stl

    Louisville: S. Samuels 14 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk

    Louisville 76, Rutgers 60

    Associated Press

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Jerry Smith scored 16 points and Samardo Samuels had a double-double Saturday as Louisville beat Rutgers 76-60.

    Samuels had 14 points and 11 rebounds the Cardinals (15-8, 6-4 Big East), who led 47-43 with 16:20 to play before going on a 10-2 spurt for a 57-45 advantage with 12:23 left. Smith scored five points during the spurt.

    Louisville led 63-50 with 8:53 remaining when the Scarlet Knights scored six straight points to close within 63-56 with 7:13 to play. But the Cardinals went on an 8-2 run for a 71-58 lead, as Rutgers got no closer than 10 points the rest of the way.

    Smith made 5 of 9 shots from the field, including 4 of 7 from beyond the arc. Samuels made 4 of 7 shots. Senior guard Edgar Soso had 13 points and eight assists, while Jared Swopeshsire added 13 points and eight rebounds off the bench.

    Rutgers (11-12, 2-9) had its two-game winning streak snapped.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    RUTG
    LOU
    Points 60 76
    FG Made-Attempted 23-60 (.383) 27-50 (.540)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-19 (.316) 9-25 (.360)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-12 (.667) 13-16 (.813)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 17

    2009-10 Season

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