No. 12 Louisville 78, South Florida 75
Shoni Schimmel scored a career-high 38 points and No. 12
Louisville rallied from a nine-point second-half deficit to beat
South Florida 78-75 in a Big East game Wednesday night.
The junior guard hit a two-point jumper and three 3-pointers as
the Cardinals (18-4, 6-2) tied the game after trailing 60-51.
Another 3 by Schimmel at the 3:05 mark put Louisville ahead to
The Bulls (14-6, 3-4) twice got to within a point in the final
21 seconds, but two free throws each by Schimmel and Antonita
Slaughter protected the lead.
Schimmel’s total was the highest for Louisville since Angel
McCoughtrey, now with the Atlanta Dream, scored 43 against
Providence on Jan. 31, 2009.
Louisville, which made no 3-pointers in a 57-54 win Sunday over
St. John’s, made 10 of 23 Wednesday, with Schimmel 8-for-14.
Twins Andrell and Andrea Smith led South Florida with 18 and 17