No. 12 Louisville 84, Pittsburgh 61
February 11, 2016 – Petersen Events Center (806)
Team Records and Series Notes
- No. 13 Louisville improved to 19-6 overall, 11-1 in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
- The Cardinals have beaten the Panthers in seven-consecutive meetings, pushing the series to 11-2 in Louisville’s favor.
- Louisville returns to action on Monday, when it No. 22 South Florida in the KFC Yum! Center at 9 p.m. on ESPN2.
Louisville Team Notes
- Louisville posted at least 80 points for the fifth time this season, improving to 5-0 when reaching the 80-point plateau.
- The Cardinals improved to 15-1 with the starting lineup of Myisha Hines-Allen, Mariya Moore, Cortnee Walton, Arica Carter, and Briahanna Jackson.
- Louisville, in the 84-61 win, improved to 15-1 when scoring 70 or more points this season. Under head coach Jeff Walz, Louisville boasts a 155-15 (.912) record when reaching at least 70 points.
- The Cardinals finished the game at 58.2 percent shooting and improved to 6-0 this year when connecting on at least 50 percent of their shots. Under Walz, Louisville is 77-1 (.987) when hitting at least half of its shots.
- Pittsburgh scored seven points in the second quarter, marking the 11th time this season a league opponent has scored less than 10 points in a period.
- Louisville scored 18 second-chance points on 15 offensive rebounds. Louisville has pulled down double-digit offensive rebounds in 22 games this season.
- The Cardinals dished out 21 assists, reaching at least 20 for the 10th time this year.
Louisville Individual Notes
- Myisha Hines-Allen scored a career-high 29 points on 12-of-17 shooting. It is the fifth time in her career that she has connected on at least 10 field goals.
- Cortnee Walton registered her first career double-double with a career-best 18 points and 10 rebounds. She had seven boards on the offensive end, her 11th game with double-digit rebounds on offense, and was a career-best 8-for-9 from the field.
- Mariya Moore scored 21 points on an efficient 7-for-11 shooting. She reached 20 points for the ninth time this season and connected on 4-of-6 3-pointers, her 12th game with at least three treys.
- Moore dished out six assists to just one turnover, her 11th game with at least five assists.