Boxscore
Morehead St. 62, Louisville 61
Thursday, March 17, 2011 1:40 PM
Location - Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado
Officials - Rob Groover, Randy McCall, Lamar Simpson
Attendance - 18499

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Morehead St. 33 29 62
Louisville 33 28 61

Recap


Demonte Harper drained a 3-pointer with 4.6 seconds left to lift No. 13 seed Morehead State to a 62-61 victory over No. 4 seed Louisville in the second round of the NCAA tournament in Denver on Thursday.

Terrance Hill scored 23 points and Kenneth Faried collected 12 points and 17 rebounds for the Eagles (25-9), who will play Richmond in the third round on Saturday. Faried also blocked Mike Marra's 3-point attempt as time expired.

Trailing by two points with 30 seconds left, Morehead State cleared out with Harper at the top of the key. The senior guard faked like he would go around a screen and drive, instead raising up and hitting his lone 3-pointer of the game to secure the win.

The Eagles got a boost midway through the second half when Louisville star Preston Knowles went down with a sprained toe. Morehead State went on a 13-4 run from there, pushing the lead to 57-52 when Hill knocked down a 3-pointer with 5:24 left.

Louisville (25-10) regrouped, locking down on the defensive end to go back up by as much as 61-57 in the final minutes. Elisha Justice had a chance to seal it at the free-throw line for the Cardinals but missed the front end of a one-and-one with 31 seconds left, opening the door for Harper.

Morehead St. Eagles

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Kenneth Faried 37:00 4-17 0-0 4-6 5 12 17 1 3 2 2 1 12
Terrance Hill 34:00 6-9 5-6 6-8 2 6 8 1 1 3 4 0 23
Drew Kelly 14:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 2
Ty Proffitt 34:00 5-9 3-6 0-0 0 2 2 1 1 1 3 0 13
Demonte Harper 35:00 3-10 1-6 1-2 1 1 2 3 3 2 5 0 8
Sam Goodman 26:00 2-8 0-0 0-1 3 0 3 3 3 2 1 0 4
Lamont Austin 20:00 0-3 0-1 0-1 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 0
TOTAL 200 21-57 9-19 11-18 11 22 33 11 13 12 17 1 62
  36.8% 47.4% 61.1% Team Rebs: 8   Total TO: 17

Louisville Cardinals

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Preston Knowles 23:00 3-10 3-9 0-0 0 2 2 5 2 3 5 0 9
Chris Smith 28:00 6-8 3-4 2-4 0 6 6 4 2 1 2 0 17
Terrence Jennings 25:00 4-6 0-0 0-0 1 3 4 0 2 3 1 4 8
Kyle Kuric 38:00 3-7 2-3 1-4 3 3 6 2 1 2 0 0 9
Peyton Siva 25:00 1-6 0-2 1-1 0 3 3 3 4 0 5 1 3
Mike Marra 23:00 0-5 0-4 2-2 0 1 1 0 1 1 2 0 2
Gorgui Dieng 12:00 3-3 0-0 0-2 0 2 2 0 3 0 0 2 6
Elisha Justice 23:00 2-3 2-3 1-3 1 2 3 0 3 3 1 0 7
Stephen Van Treese 3:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 22-48 10-25 7-16 5 22 27 14 18 14 16 7 61
  45.8% 40.0% 43.8% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 16
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