No. 7 Louisville women beat Austin Peay 108-53

Posted - Dec. 14, 2013 at 7:24 p.m.



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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Shoni Schimmel scored 24 points, Cortnee Walton had 13 and No. 7 Louisville's high-powered offense was too much for Austin Peay in a 108-53 victory Saturday night.

Sara Hammond added 12 points to help Louisville (10-1) win its third straight game. Ranked sixth nationally in field goal shooting at 49 percent, the Cardinals shot 52 percent against the Lady Govs.

Austin Peay missed 11 of its first 15 attempts from the field and shot 30 percent overall.

Kristen Stainback led Austin Peay (3-6) with 14 points and Jennifer Nwokocha had eight.

Stainback scored eight of the first 10 points for Austin Peay, which held its last lead at 7-6. Louisville responded with a 10-0 run and led 56-34 at halftime.

Cardinals guard Jude Schimmel started for the first time this season and had seven points, seven rebounds and seven assists.

It was the third straight loss for Austin Peay.

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