(Photo of Carlik Jones, Dre Davis : Scott Utterback/Courier Journal via Imagn Content Services, LLC)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Louisville utilized a pair of late free throws from JJ Traynor as well as a missed one from Seton Hall to thwart a late rally from the Pirates and capture a 71-70 victory at the KFC Yum! Center.

The Atlantic Coast Conference put together a highlight tape of the matchup, which you can see here:

Team Notes:

  • Louisville now leads the series against Seton Hall 15-6.
    • The Cardinals have won seven of the last eight matchups and 12 of the last 15.
  • UofL has won 57 straight home games in the month of November spanning the last 28 years (44-0 in the KFC Yum! Center).
  • Louisville has a 6-1 record all-time in games played on November 27, winning its last five on that date.
  • Louisville has won 83 of its last 87 non-conference games at home in the KFC Yum! Center, spanning the last 11 seasons.
  • Louisville has a 48-15 record against former assistant coaches.
  • Carlik Jones, Samuell Williamson, David Johnson, Dre Davis and Jae'Lyn Withers started for the Cardinals on Friday. The same quintet also started in the Cardinals' season-opening win on Wednesday and improves to 2-0 on the season.
  • Louisville had a 9-0 run in the first half, marking the second straight game with a run of 9-0 or better.
  • The Cardinals produced 40 points in the paint, leading Seton Hall 40-26 in that category. It marked the second straight game with at least 40 points in the paint.
  • For the second straight game, four players scored in double figures for the Cardinals: Carlik Jones (18), Dre Davis (11), Jae'Lyn Withers (11) and Quinn Slazinski (10).

Player Notes:

  • Carlik Jones recorded Louisville's first double-double of the season with 18 points and 11 rebounds. His point total matches his career debut tally of 18.
    • This marks the second straight game that Jones has led the team in points, rebounds and assists (6).
  • Dre Davis put up career-best totals in points (11), rebounds (5).
  • Quinn Slazinski matched a career-high 10 points off the bench for the Cardinals for the second-straight game. He also pulled down a career-best seven rebounds.
    • Slazinski had just 15 total points in 15 games last season.
  • Jae'Lyn Withers registered career highs in points (11) and rebounds (6).


NOTE: Photos courtesy of Scott Utterback of the Courier Journal via the Atlantic Coast Conference.

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