No. 12 Louisville holds off Pittsburgh, 64-61

January 29, 2013 

Russ Smith and Gorgui Dieng combined for 34 points and sealed the game with four free throws in the final 12 seconds as the No. 12 Cardinals ended a three-game losing streak with a victory over the Panthers (17-5, 5-4 Big East).

Louisville (17-4, 5-3), which has slumped since being No. 1 two weeks ago, saw an 11-point second-half lead cut to 60-58 on Tray Woodall’s 3-pointer for Pittsburgh with 13.3 seconds remaining. That was one of seven 3-pointers by the Panthers over the final 13:18.

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