Field Goal %
- SLU 39.6
- 44.9 LOU
Three Point %
- SLU 0.0
- 35.3 LOU
- SLU 18
- 20 LOU
- SLU 30
- 37 LOU
- Orlando, Florida 32899
- Line: LOU -9.0
0:00 - 2nd Half
End of Game
Saint Louis' 51 points today were the fewest scored by the Billikens in a game since the 2010-11 season (Jan. 29, 2011 at George Washington).
Louisville scored 25 points off 18 Saint Louis turnovers. The Cardinals are 23-1 this season when they score 20 or more points off turnovers. Their 24 such games are 6 more than any other major conference team.
Louisville shot 57.1% on possessions that followed a Saint Louis turnover. On their 52 other possessions, the Cardinals shot 40.0% and had two more turnovers (16) than field goals (14).
Saint Louis missed all 15 of its attempts from behind the 3-point line Saturday, the most attempts without a make in Men's Basketball Championship history. In fact, the Billikens only made one shot outside the paint in 20 attempts, the lowest percentage for any team in the last five tournaments.
Louisville is just the fourth reigning title winner to win a game by 15 points since the tournament expanded in 1985 - each of the previous 3 reached the Final Four.
Saint Louis missed 15 3-pointers without a make today against Louisville, the most attempts without a make in NCAA Tournament history.
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