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The University of Louisville men's basketball team defeated the Villanova Wildcats 84-74 Wednesday at the KFC Yum! Center.  Louisville was led by center Gorgui Dieng with twelve points and thirteen rebounds. Villanova's James Bell led his team with fourteen points and thirteen rebounds. Louisville improved to 15-5 and 4-4 in the Big East. 

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Louisville head coach Rick Pitino looks on before the start of the game as the Louisville men's basketball team took on Villanova at the KFC Yum! Center Wednesday January 25, 2012. Louisville won the game 84-74. Photo by Jeff Sainlar
JayVaughn Pinkston crashes in to Peyton Siva while chasing for a loose ball as the Louisville men's basketball team took on Villanova at the KFC Yum! Center Wednesday January 25, 2012. Louisville won the game 84-74. Photo by Jeff Sainlar
Chane Behanan celebrates after scoring a basket as the Louisville men's basketball team took on Villanova at the KFC Yum! Center Wednesday January 25, 2012. Louisville won the game 84-74. Photo by Jeff Sainlar
Kyle Kuric shoots a three-pointer as the Louisville men's basketball team took on Villanova at the KFC Yum! Center Wednesday January 25, 2012. Louisville won the game 84-74. Photo by Jeff Sainlar
Villanova's JayVaughn Pinkston tries to block Chane Behanan's shot attempt as the Louisville men's basketball team took on Villanova at the KFC Yum! Center Wednesday January 25, 2012. Louisville won the game 84-74. Photo by Jeff Sainlar
Louisville's Russ Smith watches the ball as he defends Maalik Wayns as the Louisville men's basketball team took on Villanova at the KFC Yum! Center Wednesday January 25, 2012. Louisville won the game 84-74. Photo by Jeff Sainlar
Louisville's Russ Smith drives past Dominic Cheek as the Louisville men's basketball team took on Villanova at the KFC Yum! Center Wednesday January 25, 2012. Louisville won the game 84-74. Photo by Jeff Sainlar
Louisville's Chane Behanan dunks two of his fourteen points as the Louisville men's basketball team took on Villanova at the KFC Yum! Center Wednesday January 25, 2012. Louisville won the game 84-74. Photo by Jeff Sainlar
Peyton Siva drives to the bucket as the Louisville men's basketball team took on Villanova at the KFC Yum! Center Wednesday January 25, 2012. Siva had sixteen points and five assists. Louisville won the game 84-74. Photo by Jeff Sainlar
Louisville's Peyton Siva puts up a shot as the Louisville men's basketball team took on Villanova at the KFC Yum! Center Wednesday January 25, 2012. Louisville won the game 84-74. Photo by Jeff Sainlar
Villanova head coach Jay Wright is upset after a call as the Louisville men's basketball team took on Villanova at the KFC Yum! Center Wednesday January 25, 2012. Louisville won the game 84-74. Photo by Jeff Sainlar
Gorgui Dieng slams home a dunk as the Louisville men's basketball team took on Villanova at the KFC Yum! Center Wednesday January 25, 2012. Louisville won the game 84-74. Photo by Jeff Sainlar
Fat heads wait to be distributed prior the game as the Louisville men's basketball team took on Villanova at the KFC Yum! Center Wednesday January 25, 2012. Louisville won the game 84-74. Photo by Jeff Sainlar
Gorgui Dieng and Mouphtaou Yarou jump for the tip off as the Louisville men's basketball team took on Villanova at the KFC Yum! Center Wednesday January 25, 2012. Louisville won the game 84-74. Photo by Jeff Sainlar
James Bell goes up for a shot over Kyle Kuric as the Louisville men's basketball team took on Villanova at the KFC Yum! Center Wednesday January 25, 2012. Louisville won the game 84-74. Photo by Jeff Sainlar
Louisville's Chane Behanan defends Maalik Wayns drive to the basket as the Louisville men's basketball team took on Villanova at the KFC Yum! Center Wednesday January 25, 2012. Louisville won the game 84-74. Photo by Jeff Sainlar
Head coach Rick Pition has words with Kyle Kuric as the Louisville men's basketball team took on Villanova at the KFC Yum! Center Wednesday January 25, 2012. Louisville won the game 84-74. Photo by Jeff Sainlar
Chris Smith wrestles the ball away from James Bell as the Louisville men's basketball team took on Villanova at the KFC Yum! Center Wednesday January 25, 2012. Louisville won the game 84-74. Photo by Jeff Sainlar
A Louisville cheerleader does a flip duringa  media timeout as the Louisville men's basketball team took on Villanova at the KFC Yum! Center Wednesday January 25, 2012. Louisville won the game 84-74. Photo by Jeff Sainlar
(Left to right) Chane Behanan, Russ Smith and Wayne Blackshear celebrate after a key play towards the end of the game as the Louisville men's basketball team took on Villanova at the KFC Yum! Center Wednesday January 25, 2012. Louisville won the game 84-7

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My name is Jeff Sainlar and I am an aspiring photojournalist located in the Louisville area.

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