Boxscore
Louisville 80, Samford 54
Thursday, November 15, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - KFC Yum! Center, Louisville, Kentucky
Officials - Evon Burroughs, Tim Clougherty, Michael Stephens
Attendance - 20016

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Samford 13 41 54
Louisville 42 38 80

Recap


No. 2 Louisville 80, Samford 54: Chane Behanan tallied 12 points and grabbed a career-high 18 rebounds as the Cardinals rolled over the visiting Bulldogs to open the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament.

Gorgui Dieng had a huge game for Louisville, pitching in 10 points to go with 13 rebounds, five assists and four blocks. Dieng, a junior center, helped the Cardinals (2-0) dominate in the paint, where they outscored Samford 38-10. 

Tim Williams paced the Bulldogs (1-1) with 15 points, though his squad was overmatched in its first meeting with Louisville. Samford turned the ball over 22 times, leading to 28 points for the Cardinals and the Bulldogs hit the locker room at halftime with more turnovers (14) than points (13) and trailed by 29.

Behanan had already tied his previous career mark for rebounds in a game at halftime with 13, one better than the first half total for Samford.

Russ Smith was 4-of-7 on 3-pointers, improving to 8-of-20 on the season, while the rest of his Louisville teammates were 3-of-24 from beyond the arc.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Cardinals improved to 15-6 all-time against current members of the Southern Conference. ... Louisville outrebounded Samford 52-25. ... Forward Wayne Blackshear, who totaled 13 points for the Cardinals, matched a career-high with four rebounds only 8:19 into the game and finished with five.

Samford Bulldogs

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Tyler Hood 33:00 3-8 2-4 0-0 2 4 6 0 3 0 1 0 8
Connor Miller 15:00 2-4 2-3 0-0 0 2 2 0 5 1 2 0 6
Tim Williams 36:00 5-8 0-0 5-6 1 5 6 0 2 2 0 1 15
Raijon Kelly 39:00 4-12 3-7 0-2 0 3 3 3 3 0 5 0 11
Will Cook 7:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0
Brandon Hayman 6:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0
Russell Wilson 21:00 1-4 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 2 2 2 4 0 2
Jaylen Beckham 10:00 0-1 0-0 1-2 1 1 2 0 1 0 4 0 1
Clide Geffrard Jr. 27:00 2-4 1-2 3-4 0 3 3 1 2 0 3 2 8
Levi Barnes 6:00 1-3 1-3 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 3
TOTAL 200 18-46 9-20 9-14 4 21 25 7 22 6 20 4 54
  39.1% 45.0% 64.3% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 20

Louisville Cardinals

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Gorgui Dieng 23:00 3-7 0-0 4-6 10 3 13 5 1 3 0 4 10
Wayne Blackshear 24:00 4-11 1-8 4-6 1 4 5 0 1 2 2 0 13
Chane Behanan 28:00 5-11 0-0 2-6 9 9 18 1 1 0 0 1 12
Luke Hancock 19:00 1-12 1-10 1-2 2 4 6 1 1 0 2 0 4
Peyton Siva 29:00 1-7 1-5 4-4 0 1 1 7 1 3 2 0 7
Russ Smith 23:00 7-14 4-7 0-0 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 0 18
Kevin Ware 23:00 2-3 0-1 1-2 1 1 2 2 2 0 2 0 5
Montrezl Harrell 15:00 4-6 0-0 0-0 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 2 8
Zach Price 6:00 0-0 0-0 1-2 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 1
Stephan Van Treese 7:00 1-1 0-0 0-2 3 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 2
Logan Baumann 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jordan Bond 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 28-72 7-31 17-30 27 25 52 17 14 11 11 7 80
  38.9% 22.6% 56.7% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 11