It was yet another blowout win for the Cardinals, who have won their four games by an average of 33.5 points. Russ Smith added 14 points and the Cardinals had 10 different players score in the game. The Cardinals shot exactly 50 percent from the floor.
The defense of Louisville caused absolute fits for the Hawks. Louisville racked up 16 steals and the Hawks ended up turning the ball over a total of 25 times. Junior forward Mark Nwakamma led the Hawks with 16 points and center Yasin Kolo contributed 12. That was about it on the offensive end for Hartford, as the rest of the team combined to shoot 36 percent from the floor.
The Cardinals will next play the Fairfield Stags in the Hall of Fame Tip-off tournament on Saturday.