Live Blog: Louisville vs. Pitt

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Louisville men's basketball plays its second conference game of season Dec. 6 against Pittsburgh. The top-ranked Cardinals are 8-0 for the first time since the 2014-15 season. 

Louisville is seventh in the nation in field goal percentage defense and third in the nation in adjusted offensive efficiency by Kenpom.com. 

Follow along for live updates and analysis.

Louisville starters: Dwayne Sutton, Jordan Nwora, Steven Enoch, Darius Perry, Ryan McMahon

Pitt starters: Eric Hamilton, Justin Champagnie, Xavier Johnson, Trey McGowens, Ryan Murphy

Louisville wins the tip, has a nice offensive possession that ends in a dunk by Enoch on an assist from Perry. Enoch hits a corner 3-pointer on an assist from Sutton on Louisville's second possession. 

McMahon hits a contested 3-pointer from the wing, Louisville has scored on its first three possessions. The Cardinals lead Pitt 8-5. 

Sutton hits a corner 3-pointer, Louisville leads Pitt 11-5. Cardinals have gotten some good looks by spacing the floor. 

16:00 first half, Louisville leads Pitt 11-7. 

Johnson hits a jumper from the elbow, tying the score at 11-11, but Perry answers with a 3-pointer from the top of the key. 

Lamarr Kimble and Malik Williams are Louisville's first subs in, just over 14 minutes left in the first half. 

13:06 first half, Kimble hits a 3-pointer on an assist from Sutton, Louisville leads 17-11. 

11:55 first half, Louisville forces a shot clock violation. The Cardinals lead 19-11. Louisville has six assists on seven made field goals. 

Williams hits a 3-pointer, he continues to look more comfortable on the floor as he returns from the injury. He has five points and has looked good defensively. 

Samuell Williamson hits a corner 3-pointer on a drive by McMahon, Louisville leads 27-15. 

6:05 first half, McGowens picks a off a bad pass by Perry and turns it into a dunk on the other end. Louisville leads Pitt 27-19. The Cardinals are 10 of 17 from the field, 59 percent and have made 7 of 11 3-point attempts.

4:08 first half, Nwora hits a corner 3-pointer from McMahon, Louisville leads 30-21. The Cardinals have hit eight shots from behind the arc. 

3:47 first half, final media timeout of the first half. Louisville leads 30-21. 

McMahon hits another 3-pointer on another assist from Sutton. Louisville leads 35-21. 

37.0 first half, Williamson draws an offensive foul. The freshman continues to find ways to impact the game beyond his scoring ability. 

Halftime: Louisville leads Pitt 35-21. The Cardinals end the first half on an 8-0 run. Louisville is 13 of 26 from the field, but has made nine 3-pointers. Pitt is shooting 36 percent from the field. Eight different Cardinals have scored, all eight have hit a 3-pointer.

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Nwora scores on Louisville's first possession of the second half. 

17:20 second half, Nwora scores on an inbounds alley oop and is fouled. Louisville leads 40-29 after he makes the free throw. Nwora has 12 points, is the first Cardinal in double figures. 

Nwora hits a 3-pointer from the top of the key on an assist by Sutton, who kept Louisville's possession alive with an offensive rebound. 

14:02 second half, Louisville leads Pitt 43-33. 21 of Louisville's 34 shots have been from three. 

Williamson and Kimble after the media timeout. 

12:00 second half, Louisville leads Pitt 43-38. Au'diese Toney scored on consecutive possessions, making a 3-pointer and layup to cap an 8-0 run. 

11:04 second half, Enoch sends down a dunk on an inbounds alley oop pass. Louisville leads 47-38. Nwora collapsed on the floor, appears to be a shoulder injury. It was Nwora's left shoulder, he reappears on the bench after walking down the tunnel with trainer Fred Hina. 

Nwora returns to the floor, which has to be a good sign. 

8:44 second half, Pitt coach Jeff Capel is charged with a technical foul. McMahon makes both free throws, Louisville leads 49-42. 

7:35 second half, Louisville leads Pitt 49-42. 

Williams makes a pair of free throws, returns Louisville's advantage to nine. 

6:22 second half, Williams cleans up Kimble's driving layup in transition. Louisville leads Pitt 53-42. 

5:12 second half, Nwora has a steal that he turns into a dunk. Louisville leads 58-42. McMahon hit a 3-pointer on Louisville's previous possession, an 11-0 run, Pitt is on a four-minute scoring drought. 

3:58 second half, Louisville leads 60-42. Pitt is on a 5:14 scoring drought. 

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