January 28, 2016

LIVE Blog- U of L WBB vs. Clemson

Photo by Wade Morgen/ The Louisville Cardinal

By Sam Draut–

Final: Louisville defeats Clemson 75-33 for the Cardinals 13th straight win.

4:20 fourth quarter- Louisville leads Clemson 67-27. Last media timeout of the game, four Cardinals are now in double-figure scoring. Durr and Fuehring each have 10 points after scoring in the last segment.

End of the third quarter- Louisville leads Clemson 58-23. Jackson hit two three-pointers in the third quarter, she is up to a team high 13 points.

4:11 third quarter- Louisville leads Clemson 50-16. Moore became the first Cardinal in double-figures with a layup, a possession later, Jackson hit a three-pointer from the corner to become the second Cardinal with 10 points. Clemson has scored four points in the last 10 minutes of game play.

Halftime- Louisville leads Clemson 39-12. The Cardinals are shooting 15 of 31 from the field and outrebounding Clemson by 14. Clemson is really struggling scoring, 6 of 28 from the field.

4:29 second quarter- Louisville leads 39-12. Fuehring, Moore and Durr each have eight points. Cardinals have assisted on 10 of 15 made field goals.

End of the first quarter- Louisville leads 23-8. Fuehring has eight points in the place of Hines-Allen. Cardinals are shooting 9 of 17 from the field while Clemson is 4 of 15. Louisville holds a 15 to 7 rebounding advantage, Moore and DeGrate each have three rebounds.

4:10 first quarter- Walz subs out the five bench players and sends the starters back in after a turnover on the in-bounds play. Louisville leads 15-4.

5:04 first quarter- Durr hits a three-pointer at the top of the key, Clemson coach Audra Smith calls a timeout, Louisville leads 15-2. The four freshmen who were subbed in at the 8:02 mark have played well in their three minutes of action, extending Louisville’s four point lead to thirteen. Jones hit two midrange jumpers, the four points set a new career high for the freshman.

8:03 first quarter- Walz sends five subs to the scorers table. Erin DeGrate, Taja Cole, Asia Durr, Dakota Weatherford and Brianna Jones all checking in for the five starters. In practice yesterday, Walz said he wanted to get bench players plenty of minutes tonight. Starters left the floor leading 4-0.

Starting five- Briahanna Jackson, Arica Carter, Cortnee Walton, Mariya Moore and Sam Fuehring. Jeff Walz said yesterday he expects Fuehring to play a majority of the minutes in the absence of Hines-Allen.

Louisville hosts Clemson on Thursday at the KFC YUM! Center looking for its 13th-consecutive win. After starting the season 1-4, the Cardinals have been on a roll in ACC play. Louisville is 15-5 overall and 7-0 in the ACC.

Myisha Hines-Allen will not be in the lineup tonight because of personal matters.

Louisville defeated Syracuse on Monday night 71-53, Hines-Allen notched her sixth career double-double wit 27 points and 10 rebounds.


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