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"The real difference between this year's Louisville team and last year's is offense. In 2011-12, the Cardinals were an occasionally watchable, often abysmal offensive team. This season, Smith is shooting just as often but playing much more efficiently, Siva is hitting more threes than ever before and, according to Synergy, the Cardinals are playing in transition on 19.5 percent of their possessions. When those turnovers equal easy buckets, and the Cardinals really get rolling, look out."