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2009-03-13 21:08:40

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. Syracuse was playing 24 hours after outlasting Connecticut in a classic six-overtime quarterfinal battle. Jerry Smith added 16 points for Louisville and Terrence Williams contributed 11 rebounds. Villanova (26-7), which was coming off a last-second...

2009-02-08 16:26:11

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...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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