NCAA TOURNAMENT | Louisville Women Are Final Four Bound

03/25/2018 02:00 PM

In an Elite Eight match-up in the Lexington Regional, the Louisville Cardinals women’s basketball team (36-2) defeated the Beaver of Oregon State (26-8) 76-43 for a trip to the Final Four in Columbus, Oh.

Junior guard Asia Durr led all scorers with 18 points, four assists and five rebounds. Senior forward Myisha Hines-Allen finished with 16 points, three steals, two assists and three rebounds before fouling out of the game. Sophomore forward Sam Fuehring finished with 14 points, three blocks, four assists and five rebounds.

As a team, Louisville shot 49.2 percent from the field and went 9/25 from three-point range. They held Oregon State to just two field goals in the fourth quarter. The Beavers shot 38.5 percent from three and 34.9 percent from the field as a team.

The Cardinals will face the winner of three-seed UCLA and one-seed Mississippi State. They play at 7:30 p.m. eastern in Kansas City.

Lyndsey Gough

Lyndsey is a Video Journalist for Spectrum News. You can catch Lyndsey’s work on Sports Night, the only nightly show dedicated to covering everything from high school to college sports in Kentucky. She loves covering all sports but it’s the personal stories that really stand out to Lyndsey, like the story of a community coming together to remember high school track start Trinity Gay who was killed. Lyndsey came to Spectrum News from WBKO in Bowling Green where she was an Anchor, Reporter and Producer covering news and sports. She’s a lifelong Kentuckian and a graduate of UK. Sports Night airs at 6:30 and 10:30 weeknights on Spectrum News. If you have a story idea for Lyndsey email her at Lyndsey.gough@charter.com.

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