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LOUISVILLE, Ky. Cheap Air Jordan 11 Retro Yellow . -- Louisvilles frontcourt led the way over an outmatched opponent.Mangok Mathiang scored 15 points to help No. 11 Louisville to a 74-51 victory over Southern Illinois on Wednesday night.The 6-foot-10 senior got the Cardinals (8-1) off to a hot start as he scored the teams first seven points, and Louisville settled in from there, extending the lead 21-4 in the games first 8 minutes.Sophomore Deng Adel, who finished with his first career double-double, said the team came out focused at the start.I think it was just our ball movement, said the 6-7 forward, who finished with 12 points and a career-high 12 rebounds, besting the seven he grabbed against Boston College last February. Guys were looking to run. A lot of it was easy points. We threw it into the bigs a lot. Mangok ignited that run got a couple day post-ups.In making six of nine shots, Mathiang finished two points shy of his career high in just 22 minutes.As Southern Illinois (5-4) came to the Yum! Center with no one taller than 6-9, Louisville used its size to its advantage. The Cardinals blocked nine shots and outrebounded the Salukis 43-31.Southern Illinois coach Barry Hinson said he knew there would be a bit of a shock factor in play, and he thought his team got over that as they cut the Louisville lead to 37-26 at halftime, thanks to an 8-0 run over the final 1:32. However, in the first 4 minutes of the second half, Louisville built the lead back to 18 points.Their length, obviously, their size bothered us, specifically in the first half, Hinson said. Youve got to give credit to coach (Rick) Pitino. They went down at us. We knew they were going to.Jaylen Johnson, a 6-9 junior, finished with nine points, 10 rebounds and six blocks. Mathiang, Johnson, 7-footer Matz Stockman and 6-10 Ray Spalding combined to shoot 15 of 20, with all the baskets coming inside the paint.We have size, Pitino said. We throw to the low post. If theyre not doubling, then were going to get easy shots.Sean OBrien led the Salukis with 15 points and 11 rebounds while Mike Rodriguez added 15 points.BIG PICTURESouthern Illinois: For the third time this season, the Salukis fell to a Power Five foe on the road and all of the losses have been by double digits. Not only could the Salukis not deal with Louisvilles size, they also failed to stretch out the Cardinals defense as they made just 5 of 24 3-point shots.Louisville: For a team that has struggled at times on offense, the Cardinals looked strong in the first half. Even without Anas Mahmoud, their main big man who missed his second game because of a concussion, Louisvilles frontcourt more than held its own against the smaller Salukis. Four Cardinals who stand 6-9 or taller combined to go 8 of 10 from the field in the first half, helping the team shoot 55.2 percent in the first 20 minutes.HE SAID ITI dont think were great at anything. I think were good at a lot of things. I dont think were great at anything, but we hope to get there, though . in a hurry. Pitino, assessing his team in the post-game news conference. Two weeks from tonight, the Cardinals will host No. 6 Kentucky, starting a three-game, 10-day stretch against teams currently ranked 14th or higher.POLL IMPLICATIONSLouisville got out to a hot start, and while the shooting cooled to just 36.7 percent in the second half, the Cardinals still built the lead to as many as 25 points in the second half. The Cardinals did as most expected, enabling them to stay on the fringe of the Top 10, ready to re-enter should a higher ranked team fall this weekend.UP NEXTSouthern Illinois returns home to play Sam Houston State on Saturday.On Saturday afternoon, Louisville hosts Texas Southern, which lost 74-70 to the Salukis on Saturday.---More AP college basketball: www.collegebasketball.ap.org and https://twitter.com/AP-Top25. ;Jordan 11 For Sale Cheap . "I dont know that were close," said general manager Alex Anthopoulos. "I just think, right now, the acquisition cost just doesnt work for us right now. I dont know if I can quantify how far off or things like that that they might be but I would say we continue to have dialogue. Cheap Air Jordan 11 Retro White . -- San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks was fined $15,570 by the NFL on Wednesday for his hit on Saints quarterback Drew Brees last Sunday. http:///...n-11-retro-all-gold/ . The Barrie Colts defenceman, who impressed many with his play for Canada at the World Junior Hockey Championship, is the top-ranked skater in the February rankings. He has 19 goals and 24 assists for 43 points in 45 games with the Colts this season. New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony has won an NCAA championship at Syracuse, is the leading scorer in USA mens basketball history and will, potentially, win his third gold medal in Rio. The one thing missing for Anthony is an NBA title and at the age of 32, his prime is coming to a close.?Anthony spoke with ESPNs Marc Stein about potentially winning his third gold medal at the Olympics and being content with his career.Most athletes dont have an opportunity to say that they won a gold medal, better yet three gold medals, Anthony said. I would be very happy walking away from the game knowing that Ive giiven the game everything I have, knowing I played on a high level at every level: high school, college, won [a championship at Syracuse] in college and possibly three gold medals. Cheap Air Jordan 11 Retro All Red. .I can look back on it when my career is over -- if I dont have an NBA championship ring -- and say I had a great career.How would you you consider Anthonys career if he never wins that elusive NBA title?Anthony has not reached the playoffs with the Knicks in each of the last three seasons.? ' ' '

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