Cards pull away for exhibition win

Louisville's Rick Pitino used his entire roster in a 93-68 blowout exhibition win Sunday evening over Kentucky Wesleyan.

Terrence Williams sparked Louisville in the second half Sunday to help lead the Cards to a 93-68 exhibition win over Kentucky Wesleyan.

Coming off a 100-87 season-opening win Saturday over Northwestern State, Louisville pulled away from Kentucky Wesleyan in second half after leading by just eight at the half.

All 15 Louisville players scored in the game, led by the 6-6 Williams' 19 points. Williams also had five rebounds, four assists and two steals.

For the second straight game, Louisville had a big second half. After scoring 61 second half points against Northwestern State, Louisville posted 57 points after halftime, shooting 61%, against Ky. Wesleyan.

Derrick Caracter missed Saturday's game while serving the first of a 3 game suspension, but sparked Louisville early in the second half with a pair of steals and some inside baskets. Caracter fouled out midway through the final half.

Earl Clark, a 6-9 freshman who didn't see action against Northwestern State, started against Kentucky Wesleyan and made a solid contribution with seven points and nine rebounds in 23 minutes.

"It felt great and I just wanted to go out there and rebound so that I can get on the floor more," Clark said. "Right now it's just a learning experience for me and I'm having fun doing it. I'm getting it."

Brandon Jenkins pitched in 11 points, while 6-11 sophomore Jonathan Huffman also scored in double figures with 10 points.

6'11 center David Padgett did not play in the exhibition game.


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