No. 6 Louisville rallies, downs Memphis 87-78

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by Associated Press

WHAS11.com

Posted on December 15, 2012 at 6:32 PM

Updated Sunday, Dec 16 at 12:01 PM

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Chane Behanan scored 22 points and No. 6 Louisville rallied from 16 points down in the first half and beat Memphis 87-78 Saturday,
 
Louisville (7-1) trailed 25-9 in the first half before pulling out its fourth straight win in this rivalry with a team the Cardinals have played in three different conferences. The Big East will be the fourth when Memphis joins in July.
 
Russ Smith scored 13 of his 19 points in the second half for Louisville. Peyton Siva added 19 points, and Luke Hancock had 11.
 
Memphis (6-3) had five players foul out, helping Louisville to a huge edge at the free-throw line. The Cardinals were 38 of 46; the Tigers 14 of 20.
 
Joe Jackson led Memphis with 23 points and eight assists, and Tarik Black added 21.

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