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Louisville gets 'big-time' win at UConn

Wayne Blackshear

It was a long day for the University of Louisville basketball team, but a very successful one for the Cardinals. U of L traveled to Connecticut on the morning of the game and handed the Huskies a 76-64 loss on Saturday night. The Cardinals then traveled back home with a three-game winning streak and 16-3 mark overall.

University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino opted to take his team up on the day of the game and return just after a 9 o'clock contest at Connecticut. As it turns out, the day was long but very positive for the Cardinals. Louisville led for much of the game, opened as much as a 16-point lead and decked Connecticut...

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