ORLANDO, FL --- Louisville advanced to a 3rd consecutive Sweet 16, with a 66-51 win over St. Louis Saturday.
The Cardinals defense held the Billikens without a 3-pointer (0-15 3FG). St. Louis shot 39.6% on its field goal attempts.
The 15-point margin was the largest of the season for St. Louis, which included a 5-point loss to Wichita State and a 6-point loss to Wisconsin.
Rick Pitino spoke about an adjustment to a 1-1-3 type zone on defense, as well as Luke Hancock's play (game-high 21 points), Chris Jones (11 points), and Russ Smith's struggles (11 points, 3-10 FG).
To watch Pitino's entire post-game news conference, click below:
Rick Pitino - CLICK HERE
Luke Hancock - CLICK HERE
Russ Smith - CLICK HERE