Louisville downs Purdue, earns spot in Sweet 16

By The Sports Network
March 26, 2013 - 11:12pm

Louisville, KY (Sports Network) - For the second time in the last three
seasons the Louisville Cardinals will be in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA
Tournament after they posted a 76-63 victory over the Purdue Boilermakers at
the KFC Yum! Center.

Sara Hammond recorded a double-double of 21 points and 10 rebounds to pace the fifth-seeded Cardinals (26-8) who advance to face top-seeded Baylor. Antonita Slaughter contributed 16 points and seven boards and Shoni Schimmel tacked on 14 points but did have 10 turnovers. Louisville is returning to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2011. </