UofL BASKETBALL | Cards Double Up SEMO in Regular Season Opener

11/10/2017 11:13 PM

The No. 9 Louisville women’s basketball team began its 2017-2018 regular season with a win on Friday night.

The Cards (1-0, 0-0) beat Southeast Missouri (0-1, 0-0) convincingly, winning 80-40.

The 40-point margin of victory was the Cards’ largest lead in the game.

It was a fast start for UoL as it jumped out to a quick 25-5 lead at the end of the first quarter.

By the end of the night, four Cardinals scored in double-figures, led by Jazmine Jones’ 12-point performance. Joining her in double-figures was Dana Evans (11 points), Kylee Shook (11 points) and Bionca Dunham (10 points).

As a team, the Cards dominated in multiple categories, including points in the paint, outscoring SEMO 36-20, and bench points, outscoring SEMO 44-8.

Next up for the Cards is a trip to Columbus, Oh., where they will face No. 5 Ohio St. Tip-off is set for 4 p.m. ET inside Nationwide Arena.

UofL’s Myisha Hines-Allen talked about the upcoming match-up after Friday’s game:

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