COL BKB: Louisville 79, Seton Hall 61

Feb. 23, 2013 at 3:00 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Gorgui Dieng made 11-of-12 shots from the field en route to 23 points overall Saturday in No. 10 Louisville's 79-61 win over Seton Hall.

Dieng had eight rebounds and Russ Smith scored 19 points for Louisville (22-5, 10-4 Big East).

The Cardinals, who have won six of their last seven games, shot 45.6 percent from the field.

Aaron Crosby led Seton Hall (13-15, 2-13) with 17 points and Eugene Teague scored 16 -- and the Pirates committed 19 turnovers in their ninth consecutive loss.

Louisville stormed to a 40-26 lead at halftime and led 75-57 with 2 minutes to play.

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