Men's Basketball Tripped By Louisville
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Terrence Williams scored 15 points and Louisville kept its hopes of making the Big East tournament alive with a 65-53 win over DePaul on Wednesday night at Freedom Hall.
Juan Palacios scored 14 points and Taquan Dean added 11 points for the Cardinals (17-9 overall, 5-8 Big East), who moved into a tie with
Wilson Chandler led DePaul (10-14, 3-10) with 21 points and nine rebounds, but the Blue Demons shot just 39 percent from the floor and allowed
Chad Millard hit a layup, reserve center Terrance Farley put back a miss by Dean and Brandon Jenkins knocked down a 3-pointer as the Cardinals played with the kind of urgency coach Rick Pitino was looking for with his team's season on the line.
DePaul only trailed 28-25 at the half thanks in large part to Draelon Burns, who scored DePaul's final seven points of the half to keep the Blue Demons close.