No. 10 Louisville vs. Seton Hall final score: Cardinals cruise past Pirates, 79-61


Russ Smith and Gorgui Dieng led No. 10 Louisville to a comfortable win over Seton Hall on Saturday.

Gorgui Dieng scored a career-high 23 points and grabbed eight rebounds lead the No. 10 Louisville Cardinals to a 79-61 win over the Seton Hall Pirates on Saturday afternoon at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Ky.

For more on this game, head over to Card Chronicle.

Dieng usually dominates games on the defensive end, but it was his offensive game that surfaced on Saturday, making 10 of 11 shots and coming up with six offensive boards. Russ Smith pitched in 19 points and played stifling defense, helping Louisville force 19 Seton Hall turnovers. The Pirates had a rough time just inbounding the ball, let alone scoring at the other end.

Luke Hancock finished with 13 points on 4-of-4 shooting off the bench for the Cardinals. Eugene Teague scored 16 points and grabbed eight rebounds for Seton Hall.

Louisville (22-5, 10-4 Big East) will hit the road for games at DePaul and No. 9 Syracuse during the upcoming week before returning home for their final two regular-season contests.

More from SB Nation:

The List: 20 sentences guaranteed to start an Internet argument

This Week in GIFs: Humans aren't that great, frankly

Full coverage of UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche

Lakers not done making moves?

Stupid things said at the NFL Combine

The worst performances of the Life Combine

Log In Sign Up

Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.


You must be a member of to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at You should read them.


You must be a member of to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at You should read them.




Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.