W. Carolina stuns Cards

Published 11:55 pm Saturday, December 12, 2009

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Mike Williams scored a career-high 24 points and Jake Robinson added 23 as Western Carolina stunned reeling Louisville 91-83 on Saturday.

Robinson knocked down three straight 3-pointers during a decisive second-half run to lift the Catamounts (10-1) to their ninth straight victory.

Edgar Sosa led Louisville (5-3) with 16 points and Preston Knowles returned from a thumb injury to score 15 points, but Louisville couldn’t stop Robinson and struggled holding onto the ball.

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The Cardinals committed a season-high 21 turnovers which the Catamounts turned into 28 points the other way

Western Carolina’s Brigham Waginger — who played at Ironton — had 13 points, six assists and four steals.