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Louisville routs Idaho women

SUNDAY, MARCH 23, 2014, 5:14 P.M.

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Sara Hammond led five players in double figures with 16 points and third-seeded Louisville rolled past Idaho 88-42 on Sunday in the opening round of the NCAA women’s tournament.

Jude Schimmel had 14 points and Asia Taylor scored 13 for the Cardinals (31-4), who’ll face either Marist or host Iowa in the second round on Tuesday.

Louisville shook off a sluggish start with a 28-10 run late in the first half. The Cardinals then opened the second half with 23 points in eight minutes to push their lead to 63-30.

Ali Forde had 16 points for 14th-seeded Idaho (25-9), which was outrebounded 42-23.



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