Found February 04, 2012 on Louisville Card Game:
An impressive 78-66 win for University of Louisville basketball over a Rutgers team that, thankfully, had to play the one game between the teams in Louisville.Mike Rice, the Rutgers coach ejected after two quick technicals in the first, would confirm that officiating calls for real or imagined infractions rarely go the way of visiting teams in the Big East.Nature of the beast, U of L taking full advantage Saturday in front of 21,298 fans at the KFC Yum! Center. Had this game been played at Piscataway, N.J., possibly a disappointing outcome.There’s an obvious loss of efficiency when any of Louisville starters leave the game, even when Russ Smith is hitting shots and making assists. No expectations or aspirations of becoming a point guard.Peyton Siva picking up his second foul with Louisville leading 20-12 at the 12 minute mark of the first half, sitting for the next eight minutes. Gonna be a game, Rutgers trailing by only five points at halftime.Gorgui Deing landing badly on an ankle...
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