Manhattan Jaspers http://wfpl.org en NCAA: Louisville Cardinals Escape Manhattan, 71-64 http://wfpl.org/post/ncaa-louisville-cardinals-escape-manhattan-71-64 <p>Luke Hancock sank two three-pointers late in the game to help the Louisville Cardinals pull away from Manhattan 71-64 in the men’s NCAA tournament.</p><p>The 13th seeded Jaspers kept it close against the defending champs and appeared poised to pull off an upset, but a Russ Smith three-pointer and Hancock’s clutch shots in the final minutes allowed the Cards to advance to Saturday’s third round.</p><p>Today’s (Friday’s) tournament action has Eastern Kentucky facing Kansas at 4:10pm, and Kentucky meeting Kansas State at 9:40pm. Both games are in St. Louis.</p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 05:16:58 +0000 Rick Howlett 8933 at http://wfpl.org NCAA: Louisville Cardinals Escape Manhattan, 71-64 Cards Win Season Opener Over Manhattan, 79-51 http://wfpl.org/post/cards-win-season-opener-over-manhattan-79-51 Russ Smith scored 23 points and Peyton Siva added ten as the second-ranked Louisville Cardinals defeated visiting Manhattan 79-51 today in their regular-season college basketball opener.<p> The Cards jumped out to an early 12-3 lead en route to victory over the Jaspers, coached by former U of L assistant and Rick Pitino protege Steve Masiello.<p> U of L takes on Samford Wednesday in early round play of the Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament.<p> Sun, 11 Nov 2012 23:33:10 +0000 Rick Howlett 2456 at http://wfpl.org Cards Win Season Opener Over Manhattan, 79-51