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Earl Clark scored 17 points Friday and fifth-ranked Louisville overcame an eight-point halftime deficit to defeat Villanova 69-55 in the Big East semifinals. Louisville (27-5) will face either Syracuse or West Virginia in Saturday's title game.
Jerry Smith's game-high 21 points off the bench Sunday fueled seventh-ranked Louisville in its sluggish 60-47 Big East win over Saint John's. Louisville trailed 22-19 at halftime, but after tying the game up at 34-34 went on an 11-2 run, capped by Smith's 3-pointer and one free throw, for a 45-38 edge with 6:21 remaining. After using solid defense, the lead grew gradually until the end. Earl Clark, the only other player in double figures, scored 12 points with eight rebounds for the Cardinals...
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