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Louisville knocks off in state rival

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Quentin Snider scored 16 points and No. 19 Louisville beat Western Kentucky 78-56 on Saturday.

Trey Lewis scored 15 points on 7-of-11 shooting and Damion Lee also had 15 points for the Cardinals (9-1).

Chinanu Onuaku had his first double-double of the season with 10 points and 12 rebounds.

Fredrick Edmond led WKU (6-5) with 14 points and eight rebounds.

The Hilltoppers entered the game shooting 40 percent from behind the arc, but missed their first 13 3s and scored a season-low 16 points in the first half. WKU had averaged nine 3-pointers a game, but finished just 2 of 18 (11 percent).

WKU scored more points in the first five minutes of the second half than it did in the first. The Hilltoppers trailed 34-16 at halftime before their 19-8 run cut Louisville's lead to seven with 14:34 to play.

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