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Kansas vs Kentucky: Louisville Reveals Weakness in Wildcats Front Line

The Louisville Cardinals made Kentucky look more like underclassmen and less like NBA first-rounders. Against Gorgui Dieng’s post presence and a relentless defense, the Wildcats were legitimately challenged for the first time in its blitzkrieg run through the NCAA tournament Saturday night. Despite shooting over 57 percent from the field and maintaining its lead for all but the opening 17 seconds, Kentucky was unable to push its lead to double digits for the final 12:43 of the game.
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No. 1 Spartans Sent Packing

Sports : Sports from Newser (3 years ago)

Louisville figured its game against Michigan State to be low-scoring, a natural expectation with two of the nation's best defenses butting heads. The Cardinals had one big advantage: Gorgui Dieng. Dominating inside, Dieng blocked se... Read Post

Kentucky vs. Louisville: Can Nerlens Noel Rise to Challenge vs. Gorgui Dieng?

Basketball / NCAA : Bleacher Report - College Basketball (2 years ago)

Nerlens Noel has expectations. He's been tested early and often this season and, for the most part, has met expectations. When Kentucky plays Louisville, he'll face another test; Gorgui Dieng. Per the Louisville Courier-Journal, Lou... Read Post

Kentucky Basketball: Gorgui Dieng's Return Will See Louisville Top Wildcats

Basketball / NCAA : Bleacher Report - College Basketball (2 years ago)

As if Kentucky doesn't have enough of an uphill climb against No. 4 Louisville on Saturday, Cardinals coach Rick Pitino announced on Wednesday that big man Gorgui Dieng will be returning to the floor, according to Die... Read Post

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