Louisville guards put on a show in the snow

The University of Louisville basketball team had to travel into a snow storm and then the starting guards took care of business, scoring 51 points in an 81-72 win over Boston College on Wednesday night in Chestnut Hill, Mass.

The University of Louisville basketball starting backcourt put on a show in the snow on Wednesday night in Chestnut Hill, Mass.

Senior Chris Jones had 28 points, including back-to-back three-pointers late in the game, and Terry Rozier added 23 as the Cardinals downed Boston College 81-72 in an ACC basketball game the day after the area was hit with 24 inches of snow.

Jones added five rebounds and hit his two three-pointers after Boston College had narrowed the gap to one point late in the game. After BC cut the lead to 62-61, Jones had 10 of the next 12 for U of L.

Rozier added five rebounds and five assists, while Montrezl Harrell chipped in 12 points and five rebounds and Wayne Blackshear had 10 points.

Jones was 10 of 13 from the field and Rozier was 9 of 15.

On his radio show after the game, U of L coach Rick Pitino said: "Terry gets a lot of credit and rightfully so, but in conference play there isn't a better player in America than Chris Jones.

Louisville hit 29 of 50 - 58 percent - from the field and moved to 17-3 on the season and 5-2 in ACC play. The Cardinals host North Carolina on Saturday at 4 p.m.


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