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Morning After: U of L reaches 20 wins

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University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino said his goal was seven in a row heading into the Big East Tournament. The Cardinals picked up the first one on Thursday night, using a huge second half by Russ Smith to run past St. John's 72-58 at the KFC Yum! Center. The Cardinals now play at South Florida on Sunday. Here are a few thoughts on the win over the Red Storm:

1. No days off for these Cardinals: The NCAA mandates that coaches must give players one day off during each week. Louisville coach Rick Pitino gave his bunch off last week on Sunday and this week on Monday, allowing them to have a two-day break after the five-overtime loss at Notre Dame. But that doesn't mean the team took a break. Junior center Gorgui Dieng said he and fellow captains Peyton...

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