Kentucky averages five made three points shots per game and Louisville gives up that average on the season, but UK connected on 10 from deep against the Cards.
Not only was the game close in points, but other areas as well. Cards lost rebounding battle just 35/38; both teams with 21 personal fouls; Louisville finished with one more assist on the night 11/10; UK with one more block than the Cards (5/4) and both teams wrapped up the night with 48% field goal shooting.
Peyton Siva (19), Chane Behanan (20) and Russ Smith (21) accounted for 75% of Louisville’s points against UK. 60 of the 80. The other 20 points distributed amongst four others (Blackshear, Dieng, Ware & Harrell).
The two programs had six players (three each) with four fouls or more. UK – Noel, Cauley-Stein & Harrow with four each. Louisville’s Peyton Siva the only to foul out with five and Russ Smith & Gorgui Dieng with four a piece.
On a Russ Smith layup with 14:49 remaining in the second half Louisville...