By Dalton Ray–
Men’s basketball comes from behind to beat Miami
Trailing by 14 points during the second half, men’s basketball surged back in the final five minutes to win 71-66.
In his first game back from a hip injury, junior Quentin’s Snider scored 13 points in his return. Sophomore Deng Adel and Donovan Mitchell combined for 36 points. With 40 seconds remaining, Snider hit a deep 3-pointer to give Louisville a 66-61 lead.
U of L moves to 20-5, coach Rick Pitino’s 15th straight 20-win season.
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Women’s basketball breezes by Boston College
Without starters Asia Durr and Briahanna Jackson, women’s basketball defeated BC 68-43 for their ninth conference win of the season.
The Cardinals held Boston College to 28 percent shooting while freshman Kylee Shook led the team with 14 points. Junior Myisha Hines-Allen added a double-double with 10 points and 13 rebounds.
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Coach Kellie Young secures 150th career win
On the road against Marquette, lacrosse eked out a 13-12 victory. By holding off the Golden Eagles, coach Young won her 150th career game and her 100th as a Cardinal. Sophomores Meghan Siverson and McKaya Conti scored five goals each.
When the Cards traveled back home, Louisville held off Robert Morris 9-4, moving to 3-0.
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Softball goes 4-1 in Vegas
Playing in the UNLV Sportco Kickoff Classic, the softball team breezed through the first two games against Southern Utah and CSU Baskersfield with a combined score of 30-5.
In game three, Maryssa Becker’s walk-off double gave Louisville the 6-5 win over Indiana State.
The Cards lost to host UNLV 5-3. Louisville responded with another one-run victory against Indiana State, winning 1-0.
Becker finished the classic batting .368 with seven hits, 13 RBIs and two home runs. She also went 3-1 with a 1.58 ERA and 10 strikeouts.
Women’s tennis splits weekend series
Starting the season 5-0, Mark Beckham’s team hosted Georgia State Feb. 10. Louisville jumped up 3-1 before the Panthers won the final three points to edge the Cardinals 4-3. Redshirt sophomore Aleksandra Mally fell in the match-clinching point in a tie-breaker in the third set.
After the tough loss, the team bounced back with a 6-1 rout of Miami (OH). The Cardinals remain undefeated in doubles after seven matches.
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