Nov. 11, 2012
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Shoni Schimmel had 16 points to lead No. 9 Louisville past Portland 95-48 Sunday afternoon.
Bria Smith scored 15, Sheronne Vails had 13 and freshman Megan Deines added 12. Shawnta' Dyer scored 10 for Louisville (2-0).
Kari Luttinen and Ellen Nurmi each had 10 points for the Pilots (0-2).
Louisville opened the game on a 17-2 run and never trailed. The Cardinals forced 19 first-half turnovers, including 12 steals, out of their full court zone press and held the Pilots to just nine field goals. Portland turned the ball over 32 times in all.
Deines' putback at the buzzer gave Louisville a 48-25 halftime advantage.
Louisville had an 11-4 run after halftime, capped by Deines' three from the left corner to give the Cardinals a 59-30 edge.