Louisville, KY (Sports Network) - Russ Smith netted a game-high 18 points on 7-of-14 shooting as No. 2 Louisville thumped Samford, 80-54, on Thursday in the Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament.
Wayne Blackshear scored 13 points and grabbed five rebounds, while Chane Behanan contributed 12 points and game-high 18 rebounds for the Cardinals (2-0). Gorgui Dieng added 10 points and 13 boards in the victory.
Tim Williams scored 15 points to go with six rebounds and Raijon Kelly donated 11 points for the Bulldogs (1-2), who shot just 39.1 percent from the field and turned the ball over 21 times in defeat.
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