Updated: No. 6 Louisville (8-1) Takes On Memphis (6-2)

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1ST2ND TOTAL SPREAD
  #6 Louisville 28 59 87 -3.5
  Memphis 35 43 78 +3.5
Sat, Dec 15 2012, 02:30 PM EST

FedEx Forum
Memphis, TN
Attendance: 18,392
TV: FSN

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It should be a lively atmosphere at FedEx Forum on Saturday as Memphis welcomes No. 6 Louisville in what looks to be a close contest. Tip-off will be at 2:30 EST and you can see it on FSN. The Cardinals will be playing to hold their position in the AP Top 25. The Cardinals check in at 8-1 overall. The Tigers maintain a record of 6-2. The Cardinals No. 16 RPI ranking also signifies an advantage over the Tigers at No. 114. Also, Louisville has won three straight, and believes it can add to that. Last year the Cardinals beat the Tigers 95-87.
StatSmack! Louisville is better than Memphis
  • Winning is in our blood. Louisville had a better record in close games than Memphis last season (7-4 vs 4-5).
  • Peyton Siva is ranked 36th nationally in assists and 16th nationally in steals.
  • The Big East has had 34 more NBA Draft picks than C-USA over the past 10 years.
  • The Big East has 2 teams - Pittsburgh (2.01) and Notre Dame (1.73) - that have a better assist-to-turnover ratio than C-USA leader, East Carolina (1.56).
Lville Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
A- Russ Smith 29 20 3 3 3 0 3
B Peyton Siva 29 11 2 6 3 0 3
B Chane Behanan 25 9 8 1 1 0 1
B Gorgui Dieng 25 8 8 2 2 2 1
C+ M. Harrell 17 6 4 0 1 1 1
C+ W. Blackshear 19 9 4 1 1 0 1
C Luke Hancock 22 7 3 2 1 0 1
C S. Van Treese 16 3 5 1 1 0 0
C Kevin Ware 16 5 3 1 1 0 1
C- Michael Baffour 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
C- Zach Price 10 2 2 0 0 1 1
D+ Tim Henderson 5 2 1 0 1 0 0
D Jordan Bond 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
D Logan Baumann 3 1 1 0 0 0 0
MEM Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B- Geron Johnson 23 11 4 3 2 0 2
C Shaq Goodwin 22 9 6 2 2 1 2
C Chris Crawford 29 9 5 3 2 0 1
C Joe Jackson 27 11 3 4 2 0 3
C Tarik Black 22 10 5 0 0 1 1
C Adonis Thomas 27 11 4 2 1 0 2
C D.J. Stephens 18 6 5 1 1 1 1
C- Antonio Barton 25 8 2 2 1 0 2
D Stan Simpson 10 3 2 0 0 1 1
D Ferrakohn Hall 8 3 3 0 0 0 0
D Anthony Cole 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
D Trey Draper 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
D- Damien Wilson 4 2 0 0 0 0 1

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