Monday, October 27, 2014

Montrezl Harrell Leads White Past Red in Louisville Scrimmage

Montrezl Harrell had 24 points and 8 rebounds to lead the White team to an 89-86 victory over the Red team in Louisville's Red-White scrimmage yesterday.

Chris Jones had 28 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists for the Red team.

Here's a complete recap from UL:

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Montrezl Harrell scored 24 points and pulled down eight rebounds to lead the White team to an 89-86 win over the Red team on Sunday afternoon in the KFC Yum! Center. Chris Jones led the Red team with 28 points, six assists and seven rebounds. It was the second of two scrimmages for the Cardinals. The white team won last week's, 75-72 off a 3-pointer by Jones. Head coach Rick Pitino changed up the teams in the final intrasquad game, moving Jones from the White team to the Red team.

The game was tightly-contested early on until the Red team made a 7-0 run to take a 24-17 lead with nine minutes left in the first half. The White team responded with a run of its own to cut the lead to 26-25 with 6:07 remaining in the half. Terry Rozier made a layup on the next play and the White team never looked back, taking a 41-34 lead into the locker room.

The White team finished the first half shooting 57.7 percent while the Red team shot 33.3 percent. The Red team finished with 22 rebounds and just six turnovers while the White team finished with 18 rebounds and 11 turnovers.

The White team took their momentum into the second half, building a 23-point lead with 13:34 left to play. The Red team gradually chipped away at the lead behind the play of Jones. After two free throws from Anton Gill, the lead was cut to 71-60 with 7:46 remaining.

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