MARTIN, Tenn. (AP)Dana Evans scored 22 points and No. 6 Louisville outlasted UT Martin 71-63 in double overtime Thursday night after trailing for nearly all of regulation.
Kylee Shook and Diop each added 15 points for the Cardinals (11-1). Louisville took the lead for good with 3:05 left in the second overtime.
Damiah Griffin led the Skyhawks (4-6) with 25 points and 10 rebounds.
The Cardinals made 18 of 20 free throws, while the Skyhawks were 15 of 28.
Louisville: The Cardinals found a way to avoid an upset in their nonconference finale, wrapping up a string of seven straight road or neutral-site games at 6-1.
UT Martin: The Skyhawks kept pace with a much bigger, more physical ranked opponent, giving the young Ohio Valley Conference squad momentum going into a road contest with No. 20 Arkansas.
Louisville: Host Syracuse on Sunday in its Atlantic Coast Conference opener.
UT Martin: At No. 20 Arkansas on Sunday.
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