UofL MEN'S BASKETBALL | Cards, Bellarmine Learn a lot from Monday's Exhibition

11/08/2016 06:35 PM

Both the Louisville and Bellarmine men’s basketball teams learned a lot from their exhibition match-up Monday night.

Louisville won the game 81-60 thanks in part to a strong first half. At halftime, UofL led the game 49-17.

In the first half, the Cards shot the ball well, going 18 of 34 (52.9%) from the field.

On the other side, Bellarmine shot 3-16 (18.8%) from the field in the first half.

The second half was a different story, with Bellarmine outscoring Louisville 43-32 in the game’s final 20 minutes.

Louisville opens up its regular season on Friday against Evansville. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. ET.

Meanwhile, Bellarmine also opens up its regular season on Friday at 8 p.m. ET at Saginaw Valley State University.

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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