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Louisville, KY - Chris Jones paced five Louisville players in double figures with 18
Louisville, KY - Chris Jones paced five Louisville players in double figures with 18 points as the seventh-ranked Cardinals posted an 85-67 victory over Marshall at the KFC Yum! Center. Custom Miami Heat Jerseys . Terry Rozier added 17 points and Wayne Blackshear had 16 for Louisville (3-0), which overcame a slow start and a troublesome shooting effort to prevail. The Cardinals hit on just 38.6 percent of their field goal attempts and went 3-of-22 from 3-point range, but forced 21 Marshall turnovers that were converted into 24 points. Montrezl Harrell contributed 12 points to the win, with Chinanu Onuaku recording a double-double of 10 points and 11 rebounds for Louisville. Marshall (3-1), which had won its first three games -- albeit against far lesser competition -- by an average of 20 points, was led by Shawn Smiths 16 points and an impressive 15-point, 18-rebound, eight-assist effort from Ryan Taylor. Louisvilles shooting woes enabled the Thundering Herd to hang around through much of the first half, with Marshall owning a slim 20-18 edge following DeVince Boykins slam with 8:35 remaining in the opening period. The Cardinals then began to assume control, putting forth an 11-0 run that featured three dunks. Cheikh Sane converted a 3-point play to temporarily give Marshall some momentum, but Louisville answered with eight consecutive points to claim a 37-23 lead with three minutes to go in the half. Blackshear hit two free throws in the final minute to put Louisville up 41-27 at the break, with 14 of those points coming off 14 Marshall turnovers. Louisville kept up its defensive effectiveness in the second half to make sure the Herd never threatened after the intermission. Marshall continued to struggle making shots, and the Cardinals effectively put the game away with an 11-2 run that was capped by a Jones 3-pointer, which staked Louisville to a commanding 58-36 lead with 13 minutes left. The Cardinals maintained a comfortable differential the rest of the way, with Marshall never cutting the deficit under 13 points. Game Notes Marshall has lost seven straight to the Cardinals and fell to 0-8 all-time in Louisville ... The game was part of the 2014 Global Sports Showcase, a five- time, round-robin event that also contains Cleveland State, Jacksonville State and Savannah State as participants ... The Thundering Herd won their first two games of the tournament, opening the season with wins over Jacksonville State and Savannah State ... The win was the 698th of Louisville head coach Rick Pitinos career. Dion Waiters Jersey . Six years of waiting are finally over for the Dallas defenceman. Daley had a goal and an assist, Kari Lehtonen recorded his fifth shutout of the season, and the Stars clinched their first playoff berth since 2008 with a 3-0 victory against the St. Glen Rice Jersey . The 20-year-old overager has appeared in 35 games for the Ontario Hockey Leagues Erie Otters this season, scoring 41 goals and adding 27 assists with a plus-28 rating. . Canada wasnt in the game from the outset. Head coach Dan Church left Calgary in the morning without addressing the players. He told The Canadian Press he felt the organization lacked confidence in his ability to defend the Olympic gold medal in February. CINCINNATI, Ohio -- Pro Bowl receiver A.J. Green didnt practice on Wednesday because of an injured big toe on his right foot, limited to walking around the practice field in sweats holding a football. The Bengals havent ruled him out for Sunday against Tennessee (1-1) at Paul Brown Stadium. They could sit him for the game, giving him an additional week to heal heading into Cincinnatis bye. Also on Wednesday, the Bengals said that Pro Bowl linebacker Vontaze Burfict had more concussion symptoms, leaving his availability for the game in doubt. Burfict had a concussion during an opening 23-16 victory in Baltimore, but was back for a game last Sunday against Atlanta. Burfict came out of the 24-10 win after a teammates knee hit his helmet. He initially complained of symptoms that indicated a pinched nerve in his neck. He also was showing concussion symptoms on Wednesday. Cincinnati (2-0) could be without its top players on offence and defence this week, although Green hasnt yet given up on his chances of playing. "Its getting better," Green said, after getting treatment on Wednesday. "Anytime Im not on the field, I feel like Im letting my teammates down. Even though we came out with the win, I still feel bad. But its something I cant control. Im just trying my best to get back." Green said he hurt the foot during the win in Baltimore. He played the full game and made a decisive 77-yard touchdown catch in the fourth quarter. The foot bothered him last wweek, limiting him in practice. Miami Heat Jerseys. . He decided to see if he could play Sunday against the Falcons, but came off the field during the first drive. "I knew it was still a little tender, but I thought I could make it through," said Green, who talked to the media about the injury for the first time on Wednesday. "But I couldnt get my full extension on my foot and I need that to run my routes. I didnt want to go out there and hurt myself even more." It was the first time in his career that he failed to catch a pass in a game. Green said the biggest problem is his inability to push off with the foot as he runs his routes. "I do everything off my foot," he said. "Its just getting the range of motion back on that big toe. Thats the biggest thing, because Im always on that." The Bengals are one of seven undefeated teams despite losing several key players. Receiver Marvin Jones broke a bone in his left foot during training camp and is expected back in a few weeks. Tight end Tyler Eifert hurt his right elbow in Baltimore and will miss at least half the season. In addition to Green and Burfict, the Bengals had tight end Alex Smith (biceps) and guard Kevin Zeitler (right calf) get hurt on Sunday. Smith went on injured reserve. Zeitler is wearing a boot and walking on crutches. Backup guard Mike Pollak missed practice on Wednesday with a sore knee. Left tackle Andrew Whitworth rested a sore knee. White NFL Jerseys Cheap Youth NFL Jerseys China Wholesale Jerseys 2020 Stitched NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Autographed Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Discount Jerseys ' ' '

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