Hammond's effort propels Louisville past Houston

By The Sports Network
February 19, 2014 - 11:06pm

Louisville, KY (SportsNetwork.com) - Sara Hammond led the way with a team-high
17 points as the No. 3 Louisville Cardinals handily defeated the Houston
Cougars, 81-62, KFC Yum! Center.

Shoni Schimmel supplied 15 points with eight rebounds and three assists for the Cardinals (26-2, 14-1 AAC), who have won three straight and 19 of their last 20. Emmonnie Henderson chipped in 12 points off the bench in the win.

The Cougars (5-21, 1-14) were paced by Marche Amerson, who had a game-high 23 points. Jessieka Palmer contributed 16 points and five rebounds in