COL BKB: Louisville 86, South Florida 47

Jan. 22, 2014 at 9:50 PM

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Luke Hancock and Wayne Blackshear teamed to make seven of Louisville's 12 3-pointers Wednesday, sending the No. 9 Cardinals to an 86-47 rout of South Florida.

Louisville raced to a 22-9 lead, opened a 23-point advantage at halftime and coasted to its fourth straight victory.

Blackshear came off the bench to score 16 points and had three field goals from long range. Hancock's four 3-pointers led to his 14 points.

Louisville (17-3, 6-1 American Athletic Conference) hit 12-of-23 from beyond the arc and forced 22 turnovers.

Chris Perry scored 20 points for South Florida (10-9, 1-5 ACC) and was the only member of the Bulls in double figures.

Louisville will not play again until Jan. 30, when the Cardinals will host conference-leading Cincinnati.

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