Pitino previews U of L vs. South Florida game

University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino met with the media on Monday to preview the South Florida game. The Cardinals (21-4) will host South Florida (10-16) on Tuesday night at the KFC Yum! Center at 7:05 p.m.

After winning four in a row, University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino said his team needs to "stay focused."

The Cardinals will get another test of the team's focus on Tuesday night when South Florida (10-16) comes to town. The game will tip at 7:05 p.m. at the KFC Yum! Center.

U of L won on Sunday 102-54 over Rutgers and beat South Florida back on Jan. 22 86-47 in Tampa, Fla. The Cardinals have won nine games by 30 or more points this season.

"This team does a good job of staying focused," Pitino said. "Remember, I told you earlier this year that is what they struggled with so they are doing a much better job with it. We just have to keep it going."

U of L now has four players in double figures, led by Russ Smith's 17.7 points a game. Montrezl Harrell is averaging 12.7, Luke Hancock 12 and Chris Jones chips in 10.8 a game.

Here's video of the press conference:


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