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Blackshear has 18 as Cards romp on the road

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Wayne Blackshear had 18 points and No. 5 Louisville used its stifling defense to take control in an 80-38 victory over College of Charleston on Tuesday night.

The Cardinals (7-1) used a 22-7 run midway through the opening half to build a 36-14 lead and easily win their second straight since a loss to Duke. Russ Smith had 13 points and Peyton Siva 12 for Louisville, which turned up its defense at the sold-out TD Arena. The Cardinals finished with a season-high 18 steals and forced Charleston (5-3) into a season-high 27 turnovers, 11 more than it had...