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Local News
6:33 pm
Sun November 11, 2012

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.

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.

U of L takes on Samford Wednesday in early round play of the Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament.