LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Louisville men’s basketball has its first win of the Kenny Payne era.
The University of Louisville Cardinals snapped their winless campaign with a 94-83 victory over in-state rival Western Kentucky to move to 1-9 on the season. The 94 points are the most they have scored in three years.
El Ellis led UofL with a career-high 30 points and also added 10 assists. Freshman Kamari Lands was behind him with 15 points and three other Cardinals scored in double figures.
They also made a season-high 13 three-pointers, shooting 52% from beyond the arc.
Next up, Louisville hosts Florida A&M on Dec. 17 at the KFC Yum! Center.