Women's College Basketball

 
                    === Louisville dominates Valparaiso ===
 
 Louisville,  KY (Sports Network) - Shawnta' Dyer recorded a double-double with
 12  points and 10 rebounds as No. 8 Louisville dominated Valparaiso, 96-40, on
 Saturday.
 
 Antonita  Slaughter  and Sara Hammond  paced the  Lady Cardinals (9-1) with 13
 points apiece, while Sheronne Vails and Jude Schimmel each poured in 12 points
 for Louisville, which responded from its lone loss of the season.
 
 Tabitha  Gerardot had nine points and seven rebounds to pace Valparaiso (3-6),
 which lost for the sixth time in seven games.
 
 Louisville controlled the game from the start as Slaughter connected on a pair
 of  3-pointers while the  Cardinals opened the contest with a 12-0 run to kick
 off the wire-to-wire win.
 
 Gerardot  put an  end to the spurt  with a jumper, but Valparaiso would manage
 just  17  more points for  the remainder of the  first half as Louisville took
 advantage  of 15  turnovers by  the Crusaders  with a  50 percent  (22-for-44)
 shooting performance to carry a 55-19 advantage into the break.
 
 Valparaiso, meanwhile, was held to just 34.8 percent (8-for-23) from the floor
 in the opening 20 minutes.
 
 The  Cardinals  then cruised through  the second half,  holding at least a 30-
 point advantage over the entire frame.
 
 
 
 12/08 21:49:51 ET

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