Women's College Basketball

 
                === Cardinals crush Hawkeyes in second round ===
 
 Iowa  City, IA (SportsNetwork.com) - Shoni Schimmel netted 26 points with five
 rebounds,  seven  assists  and  five steals  as  the  third-seeded  Louisville
 Cardinals  toppled  the sixth-seeded  Iowa Hawkeyes,  83-53, in a second-round
 NCAA Tournament contest at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
 
 Antonita  Slaughter  scored 17  points  and  pulled  down seven  rebounds  for
 Louisville  (32-4),  which moves on  to the Sweet  16 where the Cardinals will
 face  seventh-seeded  LSU.  Asia  Taylor,  Tia Gibbs  and  Jude  Schimmel  all
 registered 10 points in the win.
 
 Ally  Disterhoft  tallied 15  points and  eight rebounds  to pace Iowa (27-9),
 while  Samantha  Logic scored 12 with  five boards and five steals. Logic also
 turned  the  ball over a  team-high nine times  in the defeat. Theairra Taylor
 chipped in 10 points for the Hawkeyes.
 
 Louisville  didn't  need much  time  to  heat up  shooting  the  ball, as  the
 Cardinals  connected on 64 percent of their field goal tries in the first half
 to take a 40-23 lead at the intermission. Iowa struggled to hit its shots from
 the floor in the frame, netting 31 percent of its attempts, including a dismal
 0-of-8 from 3-point range.
 
 The Cardinals cooled down to 41.7 percent shooting in the second half, but hit
 6-of-11  from 3-point  distance and  17-of-20  from the  free-throw line.  The
 Hawkeyes  slightly improved  their shooting  accuracy  in the  period to  35.7
 percent, this time making just 1-of-8 from distance.
 
 Louisville  had  the edge in  points off  turnovers, 20-11, and outscored Iowa
 from beyond the arc, 27-3. The Hawkeyes won the battle in points in the paint,
 32-24.
 
 
 
 03/26 00:26:19 ET

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