Cardinal Basketball Defeats Hofstra 97-69

11/12/2013 08:28 PM

Continuing the longest win streak in school history, the Cardinals defeated Hofstra at KFC Yum! on Tuesday.

UofL was up 46-31 at halftime but Hofstra cut the lead to 54-49 with 15:20 left in the game. Louisville pulled away with a 35-2 run over the next 10 minutes.

The game marked the season debut of Luke Hancock and Chane Behanan. Meanwhile, Russ Smith led the team, scoring 30 points. Wes Unseld holds the single-game scoring record of 45.

During a pre-game ceremony, Head Coach Rick Pitino’s name was added alongside Unseld and former UofL coach Denny Crum with a special Hall of Fame banner ceremony.


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