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.