Oregon vs. Louisville: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Oregon vs. Louisville: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
(25) Oregon 69
(28-9, 6-5 away)
(2) Louisville 77
(32-5, 15-1 home)
Venue: Lucas Oil Stadium
7:15PM ET / 4:15PM PT, March 29, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Oregon 31 38 69
Louisville 45 32 77
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Oregon E Singler 15 A Kazemi 12 J Loyd 4
Louisville R Smith 31 G Dieng 9 R Smith 3

On Friday, Mar. 29, No. 12-seeded Oregon was knocked off by No. 1-seeded Louisville 77-69 in the Sweet Sixteen. Arsalan Kazemi picked up a double-double for the Ducks with 11 points and 12 rebounds. E.J. Singler had a team-high 15 points and added six rebounds. For the Cardinals, Russ Smith got a game-high 31 points and three assists. Oregon closes out the season with a 28-9 record. The Ducks got to the NCAA Tournament as the Pac-12 champion after beating UCLA 78-69 in the conference championship. In the regular season, they finished second in the Pac-12 with a 12-6 record in conference play. In making the Sweet Sixteen, Oregon overcame No. 5-seeded Oklahoma State 68-55 in the second round and then No. 4-seeded Saint Louis 74-57 in the third round.

Oregon Game Notes

  • Oregon beat the spread by two points. That makes the 16th time this season the Ducks have beaten the spread.
  • Prior to this game, Oregon played 28 Top 25 opponents in the last five seasons with a record of 11-17.
  • The Ducks have recorded more rebounds than their opponents for the past five games.
  • Arsalan Kazemi accounted for 34.2 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • E.J. Singler has led the team in scoring in 10 out of 37 games this season.
  • Arsalan Kazemi has led the team in rebounding in 23 out of 37 games this season.
  • Arsalan Kazemi recorded the 67th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Arsalan Kazemi has grabbed double-digit rebounds in three straight games.
  • Arsalan Kazemi recorded a double-double. It was his 11th this season and 56th of his career.
  • Damyean Dotson has six straight double-digit point games.
  • Carlos Emory has five straight double-digit point games.

Louisville Game Notes

  • Russ Smith accounted for 40.2 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Gorgui Dieng and Montrezl Harrell) accounted for 47.0 percent of the rebounds.
  • Russ Smith has led the team in scoring 24 times in 37 games this season.
  • Gorgui Dieng has led the team in rebounding 22 times in 37 games this season.
  • This marks the 22nd 20-point game of Russ Smith's career.
  • Russ Smith has three straight 20+ point games.
  • Russ Smith set a career high with 31 points.
ORE PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Arsalan Kazemi3811122110
AE.J. Singler391562011
AJohnathan Loyd19554101
BCarlos Emory291051101
C+Dominic Artis271202113
CDamyean Dotson301220204
DTony Woods11300102
-Ben Carter4121000
-Waverly Austin3010000
Lville PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Russ Smith343123114
AGorgui Dieng341092242
BM. Harrell14270000
B-Luke Hancock22721100
C+Chane Behanan24741001
C+Kevin Ware251110101
C+W. Blackshear19530101
CPeyton Siva19433104
-S. Van Treese6000000
-Tim Henderson3010000

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