Dec. 20, 2008

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Al Nolen scored 18 points, 13 from the free throw line, and Minnesota upset No. 9 Louisville 70-64 on Saturday to remain unbeaten.

Blake Hoffarber came off the bench to score 15 for the Golden Gophers (10-0), who are off to their best start since 11-0 in 1976-77.

Terrence Williams scored 17 points and Earl Clark 16 for Louisville, which trimmed a 12-point deficit to four in the final minutes before the Gophers put the game away at the line.

The Cardinals (7-2) looked weary after crossing the country to play less than 48 hours after a game in Cincinnati. The Cardinals went 9:31 without a field goal in the second half and shot only 37 percent from the floor and 23.5 percent from beyond the arc.