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Smith helps Louisville cruise past Marquette

Louisville, KY (Sports Network) - Russ Smith scored a game-high 18 points and pulled down five rebounds and Peyton Siva donated 14 points and seven assists as 12th-ranked Louisville overcame a slow start to take down No. 25 Marquette, 70-51.

Wayne Blackshear and Gorgui Dieng scored nine and eight points, respectively, while Dieng also grabbed eight boards for the Cardinals (18-4, 6-3 Big East), who have won two straight following a three-game losing streak and then-No. 1 ranking just two weeks ago.

Vander Blue registered 17 points and five rebounds and Trent Lockett donated 16 points on 4-of-6 shooting from the field for the Golden Eagles (15-5, 6-2), who fell for just the second time in the team's last 10 contests. Marquette shot 35.8 percent, while no other players reached double-figures.

02/03 16:20:24 ET