College Basketball

Louisville vs. Memphis: Live Score, Updates and Analysis

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Adam BiggersSenior Analyst IIMarch 1, 2014

Memphis 71, Louisville 66 (Final, Fed Ex Forum)

Montrezl Harrell's 25 points and 12 rebounds weren't enough. 

At one point, they looked like they'd be enough. But at the end, Memphis happened. 

With a season-sweep on the line, the underdog Tigers notched a 71-66 victory over the defending national champions, who hadn't lost since Jan. 30. 

The No. 7-ranked Cardinals were led by Russ Smith, who scored 15 points in the first half and finished with 19 before fouling out late in the game. 

Michael Dixon's late free throw put the finishing touches on coach Josh Pastner's win; he's 37-4 following losses at Memphis. Dixon scored a team-high 18 points, but was aided by 15 from Geron Johnson and 14 from Austin Nichols. 

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