Schimmel's 26 points leads Louisville to 83-53 win over Iowa

03/25/2014 10:50 PM

The Louisville Cardinals will return to the Sweet 16 for the fifth time under Head Coach Jeff Walz. Despite a home court advantage for Iowa, the third-seeded Cards defeated the sixth-seeded Hawkeyes 83-53 in front of an estimated 6,000 fans.

The Cards led 40-23 going into the half and they continued to build upon that lead for the remainder of the game.

Senior guard Shoni Schimmel led all scorers with 26 points. She added 7 assists and 5 rebounds. Senior guard Antonita Slaughter had 17 points and 7 rebounds.

Louisville will play on home turf in the Louisville Regional on Sunday against seventh-seeded LSU.


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