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LOUISVILLE, Ky. Rodolfo Pizarro Mexico Jersey . -- The scoreboard showed No. 8 Louisville put on an offensive show. Defense got everything started Friday night.Asia Durr scored 20 points and the Cardinals routed the College of Charleston 86-58.The sophomore guard scored 14 points in the first half for the Cardinals (10-2). Myisha Hines-Allen added 14 points and 12 rebounds, with all but two of the rebounds coming in the first half.The junior forward said that even with the Cardinals offensive output -- Louisville broke the 80-point plateau for the sixth time this season -- thats not what will lead this team to its goals.Once we start getting to ACC play, and further into NCAA tournament play, defense is going to start to win us games, Hines-Allen said. If we start now and focus on possibly holding teams to 10 points, and under 10 points each quarter starting now, it is going to help us in the long run.The Cardinals held the Cougars (2-6) to 23.3 percent shooting, forced 18 turnovers and outrebounded them 32-19 in the first half. The hosts worked their way to a 49-19 halftime lead despite shooting just 39.5 percent.Louisville is ranked as high as they are for a reason, Charleston coach Candice Jackson said. Their first five, six, seven players, they can do it all.Brianna Boyd led the Cougars with 14 points on 6-of-10 shooting and 10 rebounds. Darien Huff added 11 on 4-of-7 shooting.Mariya Moore added 12 points for Louisville, and freshman reserve Bionca Dunham had a career-high 10.I thought we did a really nice job the first 24 minutes, said Louisville coach Jeff Walz, whose team led 62-22 with 6:26 left in the third period. I was really proud of the effort. I thought we followed the game plan.BIG PICTURECharleston: In losing for the fifth time in their last six games, the Cougars once again found it difficult to find their stroke. Louisville held the Cougars to just 29.6 percent shooting, the fourth time this season Charleston failed to shoot better than 30 percent. On the bright side, the Cougars committed just four turnovers in the second halfLouisville: Once again, the Cardinals got a chance to get its bench players significant amounts of playing time as Durr was the only player to get 20 minutes on the floor. Walz emptied his bench, with 13 players scoring.STAT OF THE NIGHT9:58 -- The Cardinals got off to a hot start Friday, jumping out to a 7-0 run. Charleston did not score until Dajah Logan hit a three-pointer with 7:38 remaining in the first quarter. That meant the Cardinals were two seconds away from holding opponents without a field goal for the equivalent of a college quarter. In Louisvilles 83-30 win over South Dakota State Wednesday, the Cardinals forced the Jackrabbits to miss their final nine shots over the last 7:36.POLL IMPLICATIONSLouisville won its fourth straight. If Louisville takes care of business this weekend, the Cardinals should stay right where they are in the rankings.UP NEXTCharleston will stay in the Bluegrass State as it travels to Western Kentucky on Sunday.Louisville will host Evansville on Sunday to end a six-game homestand. Raul Jimenez Mexico Jersey . -- There were so many positives from the Orlando Magics first victory of the season that it was hard for coach Jacque Vaughn to stop praising his players. Javier Hernandez Jersey . As the crowd erupted, Davis knocked the ball off the glass and back into his hands. With 1:14 to go in overtime, Davis sixth block also became his 17th rebound. That, along with his 32 points -- which tied a career high -- proved too much for Denver to overcome, and the Pelicans held on for their third straight victory, 111-107 on Sunday night. http://www.nationalsoccermexico.com/jesus-molina-mexico-jersey/ . Robredo, ranked No. 16, bounced back from an upset loss to Leonardo Mayer in the second round of the Royal Guard Open in Chile last week to down Carreno Busta in 1 hour, 25 minutes. On a day filled mostly with qualifying matches, fifth-seeded Marcel Granollers of Spain also entered the second with a 7-5, 3-6, 6-2 win over Aljaz Bedene of Slovenia, while Guido Pella of Argentina defeated Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain 7-6 (6), 6-4 to advance. Marten De Roons late equaliser for Middlesbrough canceled out Sergio Agueros 150th goal for Manchester City on Saturday as the clubs played to a 1-1 draw at the Etihad.Middlesbrough (2-5-4) have shown once again that they will be difficult to break down, and again Pep Guardiolas array of attacking talent at City were stifled by a deep-lying Premier League defence. This latest effort was a step back for the blue side of Manchester after an impressive 3-1 victory over Barcelona in Tuesdays Champions League action.The Citizens (7-3-1) were completely dominant in the first half, so much so that when they grabbed the first goal in the dying moments of the first 45, it felt Middlesbrough would have no way back into it. Paul Aguilar Mexico Jersey. However, the second was a much more even contest as both keepers made some decent saves and the visitors pushed further up the pitch.Boros equaliser came just as the clock ticked over 90, when George Friends left-wing cross was met by a thumping De Roon header. City keeper Claudio Bravo had no answer to the power.Middlesbrough have recorded two draws and a victory in their last three matches. ' ' ' 

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