UofL MEN'S BASKETBALL | Baylor Storms Back to Beat Cards in Battle 4 Atlantis Championship

11/25/2016 05:36 PM

Once down by 22 points in the first half, #20 Baylor (6-0) rallied to beat #10 Louisville (5-1) the Battle 4 Atlantis championship on Friday afternoon.

It was a tale of two halves, as the Cardinals found themselves up 39-24 at halftime, before being outscored 42-24 in the second half by the Bears.

King McClure and Johnathan Motley each led the way for the Bears with 15 points apiece.

Meanwhile, Louisville’s Donovan Mitchell led all scorers with 17 points. He also led the Cards with 8 rebounds.

Two other UofL players scored in double-digits on Friday. Quentin Snider tacked on 14 points for Louisville and Jaylen Johnson added 10 points for the Cardinals.

A big difference between the teams by the end of the game was field goal percentage. Baylor was 26-49 (53.1%) from the field, while UofL was 25-64 (39.1%) from the field.

The Cardinals will hope to rebound on Wednesday when they host #17 Purdue in the ACC/Big 10 Challenge. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. inside the KFC Yum! Center.

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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