UofL MEN'S BASKETBALL | #6 Cards Cruise to Third Straight Win

02/04/2017 04:56 PM

The #6 Louisville Cardinals made light work of the Boston College Eagles on Saturday afternoon, beating BC 90-67.

UofL (19-4, 7-3) never trailed to Boston College (9-15, 2-9), taking the lead less than two minutes into the game and never looking back.

The Cards are now on a three-game winning streak, winning their last three games by a combined 103 points.

Donovan Mitchell and Deng Adel led the way for Louisville with 19 apiece. Both players went 7-of-10 from the field.

Two other Cardinals scored in double-figures. Mangok Mathiang tacked on 16 points on 7-of-11 shooting, while V.J. King added 11 points.

As a team, the Cards were hot from the field, shooting 34-of-59 (58%). They also went 6-of-14 (43%) from behind-the-arc.

Ky Bowman led the way for Boston College with a team-high 18 points.

On deck for the Cards are the #9 Virginia Cavaliers Monday night. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. ET in Charlottesville, Va.

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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