Louisville vs. Memphis

 



Jan. 26, 2014

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Team Notes

• The 88-61 win against Memphis is the 45th all-time meeting between Louisville and Memphis. The 45 games against the Tigers are the third most games played against one opponent in Cardinal history. The most games versus one opponent are 64 against Cincinnati.

o Cincinnati: 64

o Kentucky: 49

o Memphis: 45

o So. Miss: 41

• The Cardinals improve to 20-1 with the win over Memphis, setting a new record for the best start to a season in program history. The previous best start was 19-1 during the 2008-09 season.

• Louisville improves to 8-0 in American Athletic Conference play with the win over Memphis, which sets the new record for the best start in conference play in school history. The previous record for the best start in conference play was 7-0 during the 1996-97 season.

• The Cardinals 13-game winning streak is the longest since a 14-game winning streak during the 2008-09 season and the third longest streak in program history. The record is 15 straight games during the 2006-07 season.

o 2006-07: 15

o 2008-09: 14

o 2013-14: 13

• Louisville has allowed only two teams to score 70 or more points in a game this season (Quinnipiac and Oklahoma), the fewest allowed in the first 21 games of a season since head coach Jeff Walz took over. The fewest during an entire season under Coach Walz was seven during the 2008-09 season.

o 2013-14: 2

o 2008-09: 3

o 2012-13: 4

o 2011-12: 6

• The Cardinals held Memphis to just 21 rebounds, the fewest by an opponent this season. The previous low was 25 by Ohio.

• Louisville allowed Memphis to shoot the highest field percentage by an opponent this season going 24 of 48 for 50.0%.

• The Cardinals held Memphis to without a block the entire game, the second time this season an opponent has not recorded a block (Kentucky).

• Louisville set a new season-high in 3-point field goal percentage shooting 60.0% (9-15) from beyond the arc.

Player Notes

• Senior Shoni Schimmel set a new school record in 3-point field goals made in a game knocking down nine against Memphis. The previous record was eight, which Schimmel tied last season against USF.

• Schimmel's nine 3-point field goals made against Memphis is tied for the fourth most in a women's Division I game this season along with six other players. The most made in a women's Division I game this season is 11 by Abby Scott of New Mexico State and Keke Stewart of Middle Tennessee.

• Schimmel finished against Memphis 9 of 12 in 3-point field goals at 75.0%, which is tied for 11th best percentage in a women's Division I game this season (min. 7 made). The best percentage in a women's Division I game this season was Hallie Gennett of Sacramento State who hit 8 of 9 for 88.9 % against Cal St. Northridge.

• Schimmel's game-high 29 points against Memphis is the eighth game this season she has scored 20+ points in a game. She has scored in double digits in 19 straight games, just two shy of tying her career-long streak of 21 set during her freshman season.

• Schimmel went 10 of 16 from the field against Memphis, setting a new season-high in field goals made. Her 10 field goals made are tied for the most by a Louisville player in a game this season along with senior Asia Taylor, who hit 10 field goals against LSU.

• Freshman Emmonnie Henderson tied her career-high of 14 points against Memphis, scoring in double digits for the fourth time this season and in back-to-back games for the first time in her career.

• Henderson set a new career-high in free throws made going 4 of 4 from the line. Her previous high was three against Cincinnati.

• Senior Asia Taylor tied her career-high in free throws made going 6 of 6 from the line. She has hit six free throws in four games this season and six times in her career.

 

 

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