Terry Rozier Paced No. 4 Louisville Past Western Kentucky: Box Score

Terry Rozier poured in a career-high 32 points — with 26 coming in the second half — in leading No. 4 Louisville to a 76-67 victory over Western Kentucky at E. A. Diddle Arena on Saturday.

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Louisville beat Western Kentucky 76-67: Gocards.com Photo

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (Sporting Alert, Box Score) — Terry Rozier poured in a career-high 32 points — with 26 coming in the second half — in leading No. 4 Louisville to a 76-67 victory over Western Kentucky at E. A. Diddle Arena on Saturday.

Rozier shot 9 of 16 from the floor, including 3 of 6 from three-point range, went 11 of 13 from the free throw line, while pulling down five rebounds and three steals on a balanced day for the Cardinals.

Montrezl Harrell scored half of his tallied points in the opening three-minutes of the game and then ended with figures of 14 points and six rebounds before getting ejected for committing a flagrant-2 technical foul with 00:38 remaining in the first half.

Chris Jones added 10 points for Louisville (10-0), which shot 41.5 percent as a team from the field.

T.J. Price scored a game high 24 points on 7 of 19 attempts from the floor and grabbed seven rebounds in a losing effort for Western Kentucky, which dropped to 5-5 on the season with the defeat.

D.J. Clayton knocked down all four of his three-point attempts in collecting 14 points for the Hilltoppers, who was 10 of 23 from behind the arc.

Western Kentucky trailed by 13 points with 4:09 left in the first half, but then outscored the travelers 9-2 in the closing minutes to cut the deficit to just five points at halftime.

The Cardinals took a 29-24 lead into the interval.

Hilltoppers, which had a two game winning streak snapped, will next face Brescia on Dec. 27, also at E. A. Diddle Arena.

The fourth-ranked Cardinals will next host Cal State Northridge on Tuesday.

Official Basketball Box Score
#4 Louisville vs Western Kentucky
12/20/14 11:00 AM at Bowling Green, Ky. (E.A. Diddle Arena)

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VISITORS: #4 Louisville 10-0
                          TOT-FG  3-PT         REBOUNDS
## Player Name            FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF  TP  A TO BLK S MIN
24 HARRELL, Montrezl... f  5-10   1-4    3-3    3  3  6   1  14  2  0  1  0  17
25 BLACKSHEAR, Wayne... f  1-7    0-4    3-4    1  4  5   2   5  3  0  1  0  34
32 ONUAKU, Chinanu..... c  2-3    0-0    0-0    0  6  6   3   4  0  2  3  0  17
00 ROZIER, Terry....... g  9-16   3-6   11-13   1  4  5   0  32  0  4  0  3  38
03 JONES, Chris........ g  2-7    1-4    5-6    1  1  2   4  10  2  3  0  1  27
01 GILL, Anton.........    1-3    1-3    2-2    0  2  2   1   5  2  0  1  0  14
02 SNIDER, Quentin.....    0-3    0-1    0-0    0  2  2   2   0  1  0  0  0  15
12 MATHIANG, Mangok....    0-1    0-0    0-0    1  0  1   3   0  0  0  0  0  15
14 MAHMOUD, Anas.......    2-3    0-0    2-2    1  4  5   3   6  1  2  3  0  23
   TEAM................                            3  3             1
   Totals..............   22-53   6-22  26-30   8 29 37  19  76 11 12  9  4 200

TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 11-31 35.5%   2nd Half: 11-22 50.0%   Game: 41.5%  DEADB
3-Pt. FG% 1st Half:  1-12  8.3%   2nd Half:  5-10 50.0%   Game: 27.3%   REBS
F Throw % 1st Half:  6-8  75.0%   2nd Half: 20-22 90.9%   Game: 86.7%    1


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HOME TEAM: WKU 5-5
                          TOT-FG  3-PT         REBOUNDS
## Player Name            FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF  TP  A TO BLK S MIN
20 Rostov, Aleksej..... f  1-1    0-0    1-1    0  1  1   2   3  1  0  0  0  20
44 Fant, George........ f  2-10   0-0    3-6    4  3  7   4   7  2  1  0  1  27
03 Jackson, Trency..... g  2-4    0-0    2-4    0  5  5   3   6  5  3  0  3  29
51 HARRISON-DOCKS, C... g  3-9    3-6    0-0    0  3  3   4   9  2  3  0  0  32
52 Price, T.J.......... g  7-19   3-11   7-10   0  7  7   3  24  1  3  0  1  35
02 Clayton, DJ.........    4-5    4-4    2-2    2  2  4   2  14  0  3  0  0  22
05 Price, Brandon......    0-1    0-1    0-0    0  0  0   1   0  1  0  0  0   6
14 Lawson, Ben.........    0-0    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   2   0  0  1  0  0   6
15 Patterson, Avery....    0-2    0-1    0-0    0  2  2   1   0  1  0  0  0   4
23 Johnson, Justin.....    2-5    0-0    0-2    3  3  6   2   4  2  0  1  0  18
33 Marberry, Rob.......    0-0    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   0   0  0  0  0  0   1
   TEAM................                                             1
   Totals..............   21-56  10-23  15-25   9 26 35  24  67 15 15  1  5 200

TOTAL FG% 1st Half:  8-30 26.7%   2nd Half: 13-26 50.0%   Game: 37.5%  DEADB
3-Pt. FG% 1st Half:  4-13 30.8%   2nd Half:  6-10 60.0%   Game: 43.5%   REBS
F Throw % 1st Half:  4-6  66.7%   2nd Half: 11-19 57.9%   Game: 60.0%    7

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Officials: Patrick Adams, Raymond Styons, Tim Nestor
Technical fouls: #4 Louisville-MATHIANG, Mangok; HARRELL, Montrezl; TEAM.
WKU-PRICE, T.J.; Clayton, DJ; TEAM.
Attendance: 7598
Score by Periods                1st  2nd   Total
#4 Louisville.................   29   47  -   76
   WKU........................   24   43  -   67
#24 Harrell for Louisville has been ejected from the game at 00:38 1st half.

Points in the paint-LOU 26,WKU 16. Points off turnovers-LOU 13,WKU 16.
2nd chance points-LOU 15,WKU 5. Fast break points-LOU 4,WKU 8.
Bench points-LOU 11,WKU 18. Score tied-3 times. Lead changed-3 times.
Last FG-LOU 2nd-01:10, WKU 2nd-00:39.
Largest lead-LOU by 13 1st-04:09, WKU by 3 1st-17:35.
LOU led for 35:34. WKU led for 02:12. Game  was tied for 02:14.

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