UofL BASKETBALL | Fighting Irish Fight Off #12 Cardinal Women's Team

02/06/2017 09:04 PM

The number seven-ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish women’s basketball team took care of business against a 12-ranked Louisville squad, defeating the Cards in South Bend 85-66 for the tenth consecutive time.

Junior forward Myisha Hines-Allen was out due to injury. Senior guard Briahanna Jackson who left the game early with back spasms.

Louisville’s starting line-up consisted of Courtnee Walton, Mariya Moore, Kylee Shook, Briahanna Jackson and Asia Durr.

Durr led all scorers with 31 points, three assists and six boards. Moore finished with 18, one block, one steal, four assists and seven rebounds.

UofL shot 45.5% from the field and 35% from behind the arc. They were 9/12 behind the free-throw line. The Cards had 16 turnovers in the game.

Notre Dame had five players in double-figures led by Arike Ogunbowale with 22. She also had one steal, three assists and three rebounds. Former Miss Kentucky Basketball, Erin Boley started for the Irish, finishing with five points and five rebounds.

The Fighting Irish shot 50% from the field and had just three turnovers the entire game.

Louisville falls to 20-5 and is now on a two-game losing streak. They take on Virginia Tech Thursday on the road at 7:00 p.m.

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 and you can watch the shows anytime with Spectrum on Demand. If you have a story idea for Lyndsey email her at Lyndsey.gough@charter.com.

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