Feb. 8, 2013
Louisville, Ky. -
The No. 11 Louisville women's basketball team will host Pittsburgh on Saturday, Feb. 9 at 2:00 p.m. in the KFC Yum! Center.
The Cardinals enter the game with an overall record of 19-4 and a 7-2 record in league play. Louisville has won five straight games and seven of its last eight games. The Cards did not have a midweek game after defeating Georgetown 74-60 last Saturday. Antonita Slaughter led the Cardinals with a season-high 22 points. Overall, Shoni Schimmel leads the team in scoring with 13.8 points while dishing out 3.4 assists. Sara Hammond ranks second on the team in scoring with 10.7 points per game while leading the team in rebounding with 6.5 per game.
The Last Meeting
February 14, 2012
No. 16 Women's Basketball Holds Off Pittsburgh in Overtime
The No. 19/16 Louisville Cardinals (19-7, 8-5) held off Pittsburgh (8-17, 0-12) for a 71-66 overtime road win on Tuesday night at the Petersen Events Center. Shoni Schimmel led four Louisville players in double figures with 16 points and six assists. Ashlee Anderson and Briana Kiesel led the Panthers with 22 points apiece.
Pittsburgh enters the game with an overall record of 9-13 and a league record of 0-9 heading into Saturday's game against the Cardinals. The Panthers dropped a heartbreaker, falling in double overtime to Providence, 85-83 on Wednesday evening at the Petersen Events Center.
Pittsburgh has two players averaging double figures. Asia Logan leads the team with 15.3 points per game. She also leads the team in rebounding with 7.2 boards a game. Brianna Kiesel ranks second on the team in scoring with 14.5 points per game. She also leads the team in assists and steals with 67 assists and 31 steals.
Fans can also listen to the game on WKRD 790 AM or at www.GoCards.com with Matt Andrews and Adrienne Johnson calling the action. The game can also be seen on Cards TV.