Originally written on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 9/23/14
AP Photo: Timothy Easley Due to the new rules in college basketball, this wasn’t quite as entertaining as your average Louisville basketball game, but all in all, it’s tough to be disappointed after tonight’s game. “Overall I was very pleased. We’re going to work on our free throws. We’re a much better free throw shooting team than that,” Pitino said immediately following his team’s 48-point win over Kentucky Wesleyan. Happy Osbourne and the KWC Panthers were able to keep it under twenty points for a little while in the first half, but Louisville was just too much for the No. 3 ranked Division 2 team in the country. Louisville manhandled the Panthers 115-67. Rick Pitino had been warning Louisville fans for the past few weeks about the new rule changes in college basketball and how it would affect the game. We certainly saw exactly what he was talking about tonight. There were 64 total fouls called in the game tonight. “With the exception of the offensive player throwing his body int...
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