Quick Hitters: Comeback Cards Clip Heels in OT, 78-68

Posted on Feb 1 2015 - 10:20am by Ethan Moore
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*After UofL went down 43-25, the Cards out-scored UNC 53-25 the rest of the way to secure the victory.

*Trez looked more like his old self, going beast mode and posting 22 points and 15 rebounds – in 44 minutes.

*Terry didn’t shoot the ball well (6-20) but he went 8-12 from the free throw line and grabbed 10 boards to go with 22 points.

*Chris had another solid ACC outing, scoring 17 points, grabbing 5 boards, and handing out 4 assists.

*UofL was getting out-rebounded 27-15 at halftime.  The Cards ended up winning the battle of the boards, 46-44.

*Mangok gave the Cards a great boost off the bench, bringing a ton of energy while adding 4 points and 6 rebounds.

*Shaqquan Aaron played 14 minutes and scored 5 points while Blackshear disappeared.  However, Wayne hit a huge 3 in OT to put the Cards up 5, essentially sealing the game.

*This was Louisville’s first win over North Carolina since 1999.  UofL trails in the all-time series, 10-4.

*Since was Coach Pitino’s first win ever against North Carolina.

*Louisville (18-3, 6-2) will play at Miami (14-6, 4-3) on Tuesday and at Virginia (19-1, 7-1) on Saturday.

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