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University of Louisville at St. Louis University 3 March 2004
SLU (15-11, 8-7) was out-played and out-scored 75-48 by the visiting #25/23 University of Louisville Cardinals (19-7, 9-6) at the Savvis Center (reported attendance, 11,020). The Billikens could not match up with the Cardinals during the first half and trailed 40-19 at the intermission. The second half was no better for the host team. SLU was led by junior guard Reggie Bryant (15 pts, 6 turnovers), senior guard Josh Fisher (9 pts, 4 turnovers), and senior forward Chris Sloan (8 pts, 5 rebounds). The Billikens shot 35% from the field (32% from 3-pt range) and 77% from the charity line. The Cardinals were led by sophomore forward Francisco Garcia (17 pts, 5 rebounds, 6 assists), junior forward Otis George (13 pts, 6 rebounds), and senior center Kendall Dartez (12 pts, 11 rebounds). Louisville shot 45% from the field (26% from 3-pt range) and 81% from the charity line. SLU had 26 rebounds (5O, 21D), 10 assists, 4 steals, and 20 turnovers as compared with 36 rebounds (11O, 25D), 15 assists, 11 steals, and 9 turnovers by Louisville.

Louisville coach Rick Pitino paces the sidelines during play and sits only during timeouts when he discusses the finer points of the game with his players.

Billikens junior guard Reggie Bryant (21) was ineffective during the first half but managed to regroup and score 15 points for the Billikens. Bryant also had 3 rebounds, 1 assist, 2 steals, and 6 turnovers.

Billikens junior forward Izik Ohanon (30) scored only 4 points in the game. He was matched against Louisville senior center Kendall Dartez (1) who had 12 points, 11 rebounds, and 3 assists.

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