UofL BASKETBALL | Cards Top Bellarmine in UofL's Final Exhibition

11/07/2017 08:47 PM

The Louisville men’s basketball team won its final exhibition of the season on Tuesday night, topping Bellarmine 72-57.

The Cards led 35-23 at halftime over the Knights, before outscoring Bellarmine by only three in the second half.

After the game, UofL interim head coach David Padgett talked about how tough of a test the Knights were for his Cardinal team:

Padgett’s players, Deng Adel and Anas Mahmoud, echoed their coach’s praise for the Knights:

Adel led all scorers with 21 points. Two of his points were courtesy of a monster dunk in the second half:

Bellarmine was led by Brent Bach, who scored a team-high 12 points in the contest.

Next up for the Cardinals is their regular season opener Sunday afternoon against George Mason. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m. ET inside the KFC Yum! Center.

The Knights’ next game will be against Saginaw Valley St. on Friday afternoon in Indianapolis, In. Tip-off is set for 3 p.m. ET.

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

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