COL BKB: Louisville 70, Charleston 48

Nov. 9, 2013 at 3:43 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Russ Smith scored 21 points Saturday and third-ranked Louisville opened its season with a 70-48 thrashing of the College of Charleston.

Smith dealt out five assists and Chris Jones scored 12 points to go with six rebounds for the Cardinals (1-0).

Wayne Blackshear had 11 points and six rebounds, and Montrezl Harrell finished with 10 points and eight redounds for Louisville.

Canyon Barry paced the Cougars (0-1) with 10 points. Adjehi Baru had eight points and nine rebounds for Charleston.

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