Villanova 73, Louisville 64

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 8:00 PM
Location - The Pavilion, Villanova, Pennsylvania
Officials - Tony Green, John Higgings, Earl Walton
Attendance - 11887

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Louisville 28 36 64
Villanova 30 43 73

Recap


Villanova 73, No. 5 Louisville 64:
Ryan Arcidiacono scored 15 points to help the host Wildcats stun the Cardinals in Big East play.

Darrun Hilliard, JayVaughn Pinkston and Mouphtaou Yarou added 11 points apiece as Villanova (12-7, 3-3 Big East) snapped a three-game losing streak.

Wayne Blackshear scored 17 points and Peyton Siva had 15 points and a career-high 13 assists for Louisville (16-3, 4-2), which has lost back-to-back contests following an 11-game winning streak that propelled the Cardinals to No. 1 in the nation.

Louisville led 52-46 after Gorgui Dieng’s basket with 8:28 to play. Villanova answered with seven straight points to start a 13-1 run and 3-pointers by Achraf Yacoubou and James Bell gave the Wildcats a 59-53 lead with just under three minutes left. Villanova led by as many as 12 in the final minute.

The Wildcats had a 23-13 first-half lead after Tony Chennault drained a 3-pointer with 8:30 left. The Cardinals answered with 12 straight points to take a two-point lead before Villanova closed strongly for a 30-28 lead at the break.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Cardinals are 2-3 when allowing 70 or more points. … Bell had 10 points to give the Wildcats five players in double figures. … Louisville was 7-of-18 from the free-throw line in the second half and 12-of-24 overall. Villanova was 22-for-29 overall and hit 18 of 22 foul shots in the second half.

Louisville Cardinals

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Peyton Siva 35:00 5-13 1-5 4-4 0 3 3 13 3 1 3 0 15
Gorgui Dieng 33:00 5-10 0-0 0-2 2 7 9 0 5 2 2 2 10
Russ Smith 30:00 2-13 0-4 4-6 0 1 1 3 4 1 4 0 8
Chane Behanan 20:00 1-2 0-0 3-9 2 3 5 0 3 2 3 0 5
Wayne Blackshear 31:00 6-11 5-8 0-0 0 3 3 0 4 4 0 0 17
Luke Hancock 10:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 0 0 0 3 0 0
Montrezl Harrell 19:00 3-6 0-0 0-2 4 2 6 0 2 1 1 0 6
Kevin Ware 15:00 0-2 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
Stephan Van Treese 7:00 1-1 0-0 1-1 0 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 3
TOTAL 200 23-58 6-18 12-24 8 23 31 16 23 13 17 2 64
  39.7% 33.3% 50.0% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 17

Villanova Wildcats

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Mouphtaou Yarou 21:00 4-9 0-0 3-4 0 4 4 1 1 0 3 1 11
James Bell 29:00 2-7 2-2 4-4 1 2 3 2 3 1 1 0 10
Darrun Hilliard 32:00 3-6 1-4 4-5 0 4 4 1 2 3 2 0 11
Ryan Arcidiacono 36:00 3-8 2-5 7-8 2 3 5 3 2 2 4 0 15
Daniel Ochefu 16:00 3-3 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 1 5 2 2 1 6
JayVaughn Pinkston 26:00 4-9 0-0 3-5 2 4 6 0 4 0 4 1 11
Tony Chennault 23:00 2-3 1-1 1-3 0 2 2 3 3 2 2 0 6
Achraf Yacoubou 17:00 1-2 1-2 0-0 0 5 5 4 3 0 1 0 3
Mislav Brzoja 0:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 22-48 7-15 22-29 6 25 31 15 23 10 19 3 73
  45.8% 46.7% 75.9% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 19