LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Teddy Bridgewater threw for 397 yards and four touchdowns, and eighth-ranked Louisville routed Eastern Kentucky 44-7 Saturday on a day the Cardinals' defense just missed a shutout for a second straight week.
Linebacker Preston Brown had two sacks for Louisville, and Calvin Pryor had an interception as Louisville limited Eastern Kentucky to 76 yards total offense in the first half.
The Cardinals (2-0) needed the defensive plays. Following the noon kickoff, Louisville settled for a pair of field goals from John Wallace after turnovers gave the offense short fields. The Cardinals also settled for a third field goal in the third quarter despite reaching Eastern Kentucky's 4.
Bridgewater hit his first five passes to continue his strong start on the season and for his Heisman Trophy candidacy. He tossed TD passes to Damian Copeland, two to DeVante Parker and Gerald Christian while connecting with eight different receivers.
Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Russ Smith scored 22 of his 26 points after halftime, including six 3-pointers, and No. 11 Louisville became the first opponent to win in…
The 21st-ranked Tigers beat No.7 Louisville 72-66 Saturday, sweeping the season series from the Cardinals.
Luke Hancock scored a career-high 25 points, including six 3-pointers, and No. 13 Louisville throttled Rutgers 102-54 on Sunday night.
Russ Smith scored 27 points and Luke Hancock added 16 to help No. 12 Louisville pull away from Central Florida 87-70 on Saturday night.
Sean Kilpatrick scored 28 points, including six free throws down the stretch that helped No. 13 Cincinnati rally for a 69-66 victory.
Montrezl Harrell had 18 points, 13 rebounds and three blocked shots to help the 18th ranked Cardinals to 76-64 win on the road against the…
Stifled by Louisville's pressure, SMU had its worst shooting performance of the season in Sunday's 71-63 loss to…
Bobby Petrino is back for a second stint as Louisville's football coach, returning to the school he calls home. And…
Russ Smith scored 22 points and No. 14 Louisville used its press and free-throw shooting to post an 83-76 victory over Rutgers in a…
Louisville coach Charlie Strong has told Cardinals athletic director Tom Jurich that he is leaving for Texas.