Louisville 57, No. 17 West Virginia 47

Shoni Schimmel scored 17 points and Tia Gibbs added 11 and

Louisville beat No. 17 West Virginia 57-47 on Sunday to send the

Mountaineers to their third straight loss.

The Cardinals (16-9, 7-4 Big East) held West Virginia (20-6,

6-6) to 26 percent shooting and forced 18 turnovers to post their

fourth win over a ranked opponent this season.

Louisville broke it open early in the second half going on a

12-2 run fueled by Schimmel. The freshman hit a pair of 3-pointers

during the burst and added a nifty jumper from the baseline as

Louisville built a 37-27 lead.

The Mountaineers got no closer than three points the rest of the


Madina Ali led West Virginia with 12 points but the Mountaineers

continued to struggle offensively. Their 47 points were the fewest

they’ve scored this season and marked the sixth straight game they

failed to score more than 60 points.