The Louisville men’s basketball team bounced back from its loss on the weekend with a 69-57 win over Notre Dame on Tuesday night at the KFC Yum! Center. Louisville improved to 12-5 overall and 7-4 in the ACC. Notre Dame falls to 9-12 and 6-9
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Carlik Jones led Louisville with 18 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists. Jae’Lyn Withers added 12 points and 13 rebounds. Samuell Williamson had 12 points and 8 boards.
For Notre Dame, Juwan Durham led the way with 18 points and 6 rebounds. Prentice Hubb had 14 points, 4 rebounds and 6 assists. The Irish shot 37 percent from the field.
This was an important win for Louisville. They could not afford to take a bad loss after imploding on Saturday in Chapel Hill. Without David Johnson there was an opportunity for some guys to step up, and that’s exactly what happened.
Louisville heads on the road for a matchup with Duke on Saturday at 6:00 p.m. ET on ESPN. Louisville beat Duke 70-65 on Jan. 23 at the KFC Yum! Center.