Louisville downs Purdue, earns spot in Sweet 16

By The Sports Network
March 26, 2013 - 9:03pm

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 either top-seed Baylor or eighth-seed Florida State in the next round. Antonita Slaughter contributed 16 points and seven boards and Shoni Schimmel tacked on 14 points but did have 10 turnovers.