9:00 PM ET, December 18, 2008
U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati, OH
CINCINNATI -- Mississippi coach Andy Kennedy's day started off with chaos and ended with contrition, but not a victory.Louisville's do-everything forward Earl Clark made sure of that.Clark had career highs of 25 points and 16 rebounds and the ninth-ranked Cardinals held off the Rebels 77-68 on Thursday night, hours after Kennedy's arrest following an altercation with a cab driver.
• Earl Clark's 25 points and 16 rebounds (both career-highs) led the Cardinals to a close win.
• Louisville's win was the first in three all-time meetings between the two teams.
• Mississippi was blasted on the boards, getting outrebounded 54-35.
-- ESPN research
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||24-78 (.308)||25-65 (.385)|
|3P Made-Attempted||4-24 (.167)||9-24 (.375)|
|FT Made-Attempted||16-21 (.762)||18-30 (.600)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||19 (0/0)||18 (0/0)|
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