LouisvilleandSyracusewillbeinchargeofgivinganearlybasketballshowastheyfaceeachother,thisSaturdayattheCarrierDomeat12PMET。

TheOrangeneedstofindthewaytofightbackhavinglosttheirlasttwogamesinarow。

TheirmostrecentdefeatwasathreepointthrilleratMarquette。

Wescoredenoughpointstonight,Ijustthinkourdefensewasntgoodenough,especiallyourrebounding,coachJimBoeheimsaid。

Yououghttoknowbynowthatifyoustarttoaskmethosequestions,Illjustlaughatyou,hesaid。

ThatsallIlldo。

GogetyourPulitzersomeplaceelse,addedangrywiththequestionaftertheloss。

Louisville,ontheotherhand,haswonfourgamesinarow,buttobefairtheyhaventplayedanygoodteamssinceFebruary9th。

TheirlastwincameagainstDepaulina21pointvictory。

WhenRussSmithpassesthebasketball,wehaveabig-timechanceofbeingagreatteam,coachRickPitinosaid。

Whenhedoesnt,andhegamblesondefense,werejustamediocreteam。

Butifwecangethimtototallybuyinoffensivelyanddefensively,wehavethemakingsofagreatteam,andhedidthatinthesecondhalf。

SyracusehascoveredtheirlasttwomeetingsagainstLouisville,buttheCardinalshadcoveredthepreviousseven。

Louisvillehaswonsevenofthelast10gamesintheseries。