December 24, 2012

Louisville's Blackshear returning to high school form

It took longer than he anticipated, but University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino is finally seeing the Wayne Blackshear he recruited out of high school, and that's a good sign for the Cardinals as they gear up for the meat of their schedule.

Blackshear continued his surge in last Saturday's 78-55 victory over Western Kentucky in Nashville's Bridgestone Arena, getting 17 points and matching his career high with eight rebounds while hitting 7 of 12 shots, including 3 of 6 from three-point range. He also had an assist and steal, with no turnovers, in a season-high 31 minutes.

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