Third Round Highlights: (4) Louisville 66 – (5) Saint Louis 51


Luke Hancock, John ManningORLANDO – Luke Hancock scored 21 points Saturday to pace four double-figure scorers leading No. 4-seed Louisville past No. 5 Saint Louis, 66-51, in NCAA Third Round action from Amway Center.

The defending national champion Cardinals got balanced scoring including 11 points from Russ Smith and Chris Jones, and 10 from Montrezl Harrell. Louisville advances to the Sweet Sixteen in Indianapolis next week where it will meet the winner of Wichita State vs. Kentucky.

Tom McCarthy and Donny Marshall called the action on WestwoodOne Sports.

(Luke Hancock’s fadeaway jumper puts Louisville on top 16-9, scoring 11 of the Cardinals’ first 16 points.)

(Saint Louis’ Rob Loe puts the Billikens ahead 29-27 for their first lead since 2-0.)

(Hancock’s 3-pointer puts Louisville on top, 38-33.)

(Wayne Blackshear gets a steal and finishes with the slam for a 57-44 lead.)

(The defending champs return to Indianapolis for the Sweet Sixteen, defeating Saint Louis 66-51.)

(Postgame interview with Louisville’s Montrezl Harrell.)

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