Louisville is a tough spot after losing versatile forwards Earl Clark and Terrence Williams to the NBA. Even Rick Pitino thinks this could be a rebuilding year ... unless a couple of young players step up, especially one particular big man.
Earl Clark had 19 points and nine rebounds, leading Louisville to one of the most lopsided routs in regional round history, 103-64 over Arizona on Friday night.
Junior Earl Clark scored a career-high 27 points in his final home game and senior Terrence Williams added 14 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists as Louisville raced by Seton Hall 95-78.
Terrence Williams had 17 points, eight assists and six rebounds as No. 7 Louisville overcame a shaky first half and pulled away for a 94-76 victory over Providence on Wednesday night.
Jerry Smith scored a season-high 20 points and Terrence Williams had eight points, nine rebounds and four assists as No. 7 Louisville held off West Virginia 69-63 on Saturday.
Terrence Williams scored 20 points, Derrick Caracter added 13 and No. 6 Louisville rebounded from its first loss of the season with a 64-53 victory over Old Dominion.
Louisville 81, South Florida 55
Louisville 76, San Francisco 63
Louisville 82, Miami (FL) 59