March 19, 2012
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Maryland is now 1-1 all-time against Louisville. Both meetings between the two schools have come in the NCAA Tournament.
Maryland is 14-3 in NCAA Tournament games played in College Park.
Maryland advances to the Raleigh Region semifinal to face the winner of third-seeded Texas A&M and sixth-seeded Arkansas on Sunday, March 25.
It is Maryland's fourth trip to the Sweet 16 under head coach Brenda Frese and its first since 2009, which was also in Raleigh.
Maryland Team Game Notes
Starting Lineup: Anjale Barrett, Alicia DeVaughn, Tianna Hawkins, Laurin Mincy, Alyssa Thomas.
Maryland capitalized on 16 Louisville turnovers scoring 22 points.
For the ninth time this season, four or more Maryland players hit a 3-pointer.
Finishing Strong: After a Louisville free throw, Maryland outscored the Cardinals 13-4 over the final 5:45 of the game. In the first half, the Terps closed with a 23-12 run over the final 12:29.
Pounding The Glass: Maryland outrebounded Louisville 41-35 and has outrebounded its opponents in 32 of 34 games this season. During the Terps' 23-12 run to end the first half, Maryland outrebounded Louisville 20-11 after trailing the Cardinals 9-8 on the boards for the first 8:25.
Maryland Individual Game Notes
Brene Moseley led the team with five assists and added five points.
All Mincy: Laurin Mincy scored a game-high 24 points, one shy of her career high, including 14 points in the first half. All of her first-half points came during the Terps' 23-12 run to end the half.
Double Up: Tianna Hawkins recorded her team-leading 12th double-double of the season by scoring 15 points and grabbing a game-high 14 rebounds. Hawkins was the only player who registered double-digit rebounds.
Louisville Team Game Notes
Starting Lineup: Becky Burke, Shoni Schimmel, Bria Smith, Asia Taylor, Sheronn Vails
Eight different players scored for the Cardinals.
Three Cardinals scored in double digits, led by Shoni Schimmel's 22 points.
Louisville used five players off its bench to score 21 points.
Louisville scored more than half its points in the paint. The Cardinals tallied 36 points to the Terps' 26.
Quick Start: The Cardinals opened the game on a 6-0 run and held Maryland scoreless for the first 3:04.
Louisville Individual Game Notes
Bria Smith tallied 12 points and was a perfect 4 for 4 from the free throw line.
Shawnta Dyer came off the bench to finish with 17 points.
Schimmel Spurt: Schimmel scored 22 points, three shy of her season high, on 8 for 25 shooting. She scored seven points during Louisville's 9-0 run midway through the first half to increase the Cardinals' lead to 17-8.
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