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

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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.

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