Live Blog: Louisville vs. Pitt


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 

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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.


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.