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Louisville vs. Cincinnati

 



Jan. 4, 2014

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Team Notes

• Louisville improves to 40-24 all-time against Cincinnati with the win Saturday. The Cardinals have won 11 of the last 12 games against the Bearcats, including the last five in a row.

• With the win over Cincinnati the Cardinals have won eight straight games, the longest winning streak since the beginning of the 2012-13 season when Louisville won eight to open the season.

• Louisville held Cincinnati to 45 points, the fourth opponent this season held to under 50 points in a game. Since Coach Walz took over in 2007-08, the Cardinals have held a combined 52 opponents under 50 points in a game. The most games in a single season holding an opponent under 50 points is 14 set during the 2012-13 season.

• The Cardinals improve to 15-1 this season with a victory over Cincinnati, which ties the record for the best start in the first 16 games of a season. Louisville was 15-1 during both the 2006-07 and 2008-09 seasons. The best start before suffering the second loss of the season was 19-1 during the 2008-09 season.

• Louisville's 64 points against Cincinnati is tied for the fewest points scored in a game this season. The Cardinals were held to 64 points in the loss to Kentucky earlier this season.

• The Cardinals set a new season-high in steals swiping 19 against Cincinnati, the most in a game since recording 22 against Wagner last season. The previous high this season was 16 set against Austin Peay.

• Louisville shot 32.8 percent from the field compared to Cincinnati's 35.6 percent, only the third time this season the Cardinals have shot a lower percentage from the field than their opponent with a 3-0 record in those games.

• The Cardinals were held to a season-low 20 field goals made against Cincinnati. The previous low was 22 against Kentucky and Colorado.

• Louisville held the Bearcats to 45 field goal attempts, the fewest by an opponent this season.

Player Notes

• Senior Antonita Slaughter returned to the court against Cincinnati after missing a month of action due to a blood clot in her lung. She returned to play 16 minutes scoring five points and grabbing three rebounds.

• Senior Shoni Schimmel scored a game-high 21 points against Cincinnati, the third time this season she has scored 20+ points in a game. Her season-high was 30 against Colorado.

• Sophomore Megan Deines set a new career-high in steals recording five against Cincinnati. She also set a career-high in blocks with two.

• Junior Bria Smith tied her season-high in steals with four against Cincinnati, having recorded four against Western Kentucky and Temple earlier this season.

• Redshirt sophomore Monny Niamke tied her career-high in assists against Cincinnati dishing out four. She previously recorded four assists against Ohio earlier in the season.

• Freshman Emmonnie Henderson tied her career-high in blocks swatting three against Cincinnati. She blocked three shots against Austin Peay earlier in the season.

 

 

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