No. 4 Louisville rallies to beat South Dakota State 68-64
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) Asia Durr scored 18 of her 20 points in the second half and No. 4 Louisville overcame an eight-point halftime deficit to beat South Dakota State 68-64 on Sunday.
Arica Carter added 14 points, and Myisha Hines-Allen had 10 for the Cardinals (8-0) in their lowest-scoring and worst-shooting game of the season. Last season, Louisville won the matchup by 53 points.
Macy Miller led the Jackrabbits (6-2) with 14 points.
The Cardinals entered the game averaging 85.7 points, but struggled against the Jackrabbits. Louisville shot 46.7 percent from the field.
Louisville took its first lead of the game in the third quarter on Durr’s basket that made it 37-36. But South Dakota State (6-2) responded and got the lead back to five. Louisville ended the quarter on a 7-2 run to tie it at 46 going into the final frame.
The Cardinals built the lead to five on Sam Fuehring’s basket with just over six minutes to play. But the Jackrabbits again got it to two when Miller scored to make it 64-62. South Dakota State had the ball with a minute to play, but was unable to get any closer.
Louisville: The Cardinals have four straight at home before finishing out the month with four straight road games.
South Dakota State: Miller is 4 for 26 from the field in the last two games.
Louisville: Hosts UT Martin on Tuesday night.
South Dakota State: Hosts Oklahoma on Wednesday night.