CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WDRB) -- Without four of their top nine players on the road against a top-15 team, the No. 4 Louisville Cardinals arrived in Charlottesville on Monday night shorthanded.

And despite a two-point halftime lead, UVa took advantage, wearing U of L down late to pull away for a 71-55 win.

Virginia's difficult pack-line defense made it tough on the Cardinals, who were held to 37 percent shooting from the field.

Freshman guard V.J. King led U of L with 24 points, the highest total of his career.

Watch comments from head coach Rick Pitino as well as King and sophomore guard Donovan Mitchell in the video player above.

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