LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - #13 UofL hit 7-14 three-pointers and forced 16 first half turnovers in building a 49-17 halftime lead on their way to an 81-60 win over Bellarmine on Monday night at the KFC YUM! Center.
After shooting just 3-16 in the first half, the Knights bounced back, outscoring the Cards 43-32 in the second half.
Bellarmine senior George Knott led all scorers with 15 points. Donovan Mitchell and Deng Adel each scored 13 for UofL.
Knights sophomore guard Daniel Ramser left the game on a stretcher in the second half, after getting hit in the head by an inadvertent elbow from UofL's Tony Hicks. Hicks drove the basket and scored, and after shooting, his elbow struck Ramser. The Trinity High School grad is still being evaluated in the hospital, according to Bellarmine head coach Scotty Davenport.
UofL tip off the season on Friday night at 7 p.m. hosting Evansville. Bellarmine, ranked #3 in division II, also tips off on Friday, against #4 Saginaw Valley State in Midland, Michigan.
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