No. 14 Louisville 71, Portland 42

Becky Burke scored 17 points and Shoni Schimmel added 14 for No.

14 Louisville in a 71-42 rout of Portland on Saturday.

Burke had five assists and Antonita Slaughter grabbed eight

rebounds for the Cardinals (10-2), who cruised to their third

straight win since a 74-54 loss to eighth-ranked Kentucky on Dec.


Natalie Day scored 14 points and Rezina TecleMariam had 11 on

3-for-10 shooting for Portland (5-7), which has lost five straight

since opening the season 5-2.

The game was tied 10-all about 5 minutes in before Louisville

broke off a 20-4 run to take control. The Cardinals held a 40-16

lead at halftime.