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U of L sets NCAA record for steals in romp

LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino loves defense and on Thursday he liked was he saw from the Cardinals. The Cardinals set an NCAA Tournament record with 20 steals and decked North Carolina A&T 79-48 before about 20,000 fans in Rupp Arena.

University of Louisville sophomore Chane Behanan said he calls it "annoying defense," and knows how an opponent must feel. Behanan is talking about his teammates – Russ Smith and Peyton Siva – when they are "locked in on defense, it's just annoying." And that's exactly how North Carolina A&T felt on Thursday night as the backcourt tandem combined for 12 steals and the Cardinals had a total of...

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