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Highlights, Photos and Notes: Louisville 67, Boston College 54

The highlights, photo gallery and team & player notes from Louisville's win vs. Boston College

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Entering their matchup with Boston College on a three-game losing streak, Louisville was able to get back in the win column with a 67-54 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 all-time series against Boston College 10-4, including a perfect 5-0 mark at home.
  • The Cardinals held Boston College to just 54 points, their fewest points allowed since giving up 54 at Clemson on Jan. 27, 2021.
  • Boston College shot just 29.2 percent (19-for-65) on the night, the first Louisville opponent to shoot under 30 percent since Evansville shot 29.8 percent on Nov. 25, 2020.
    • It was the lowest opponent shooting percentage since Miami finished at 27.9 percent on Jan. 7, 2020.
  • BC made just 4-of-20 three-point attempts on Wednesday.
    • Louisville has held its last two opponents to 8-of-38 (21.1 percent) from the outside.
  • The Cardinals forced 10 turnovers and converted them into 21 points, tied for their second-highest points off turnover total of the season.
  • Louisville grabbed a season-high 38 defensive rebounds in the victory, the most for the Cardinals since pulling in 40 against Miami (Ohio) on Dec. 18, 2019.
  • The Cardinals won for just the second time this season when losing the rebounding battle (Navy).
  • UofL finished with 15 assists, matching its season high in ACC play (NC State twice, Georgia Tech).
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Player Notes:

  • Sydney Curry led the Cardinals with 13 points while also grabbing seven rebounds.
    • Curry has been Louisville's leading scorer in each of the last two games he has played in (NC State).
    • Curry has scored 35 points in his last two games after combining for 33 points over his first 12 games this season.
    • Curry is averaging 12.3 points and 7.8 rebounds over his last four games.
  • Jae'Lyn Withers tallied 10 points on 4-of-6 shooting for his first double-digit scoring night since Nov. 25 against Mississippi State.
  • Noah Locke knocked down three three-pointers and ended the night with 10 points.
    • Locke has scored in double figures 13 times this season and seven times in the last eight games.
    • Locke has made multiple three-pointers in eight consecutive games and at least three of them in 10 games this season.
    • After shooting 3-of-7 on Wednesday, Locke is shooting 50 percent (24-for-48) from three in ACC play.
  • Mason Faulkner finished the night with eight points and matched his season high of seven assists in his first start of the season.
    • Faulkner is the team leader in assists in ACC play with 26.
  • El Ellis grabbed a season high six rebounds in the win, surpassing his previous high total of three (Furman, Florida State).

NOTE: Photos courtesy of USA TODAY's Jamie Rhodes

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