Sweet 16 Highlights: (4) Louisville 75 – (8) NC State 65

03/27/2015

150327_LOU-NCSU_650x358APSYRACUSE, N.Y.- Montrezl Harrell scored 21 points and Terry Rozier added 17 to pace No. 4-seed Louisville to a 75-65 East Region win over eighth-seeded NC State.

Under coach Rick Pitino, the Cardinals have reached the Elite Eight for the third time in five seasons.

NC State led 33-31 at halftime and pushed its lead to 6, 39-33, but a 16-2 spurt by the Cards put Louisville in command. Harrell and Rozier combined for 27 of Louisville’s 44 points in the second half. Rozier, a point guard, also contributed game highs of 14 rebounds and four assists.

Ian Eagle and P.J. Carlesimo called the action on Westwood One Sports.

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