GAMEDAY Womens Basketball



Louisville 74, Southeast Missouri State 53

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - Olivia Cochran scored 17 points and Dana Evans added 15 to help No. 5 Louisville beat Southeast Missouri State 74-53.

Southeast Missouri State hung tough in the first quarter as the Cardinals only led 18-16 after one. Louisville then turned up its defense to extend the advantage to 38-24 at the half.

The lead grew to 17 at the start of the third quarter on a 3-pointer by freshman Hailey Van Lith before the Redhawks cut it to 45-39 with just over four minutes left in the period on a jumper by Tesia Thompson.

Louisville then scored 11 of the final 13 points in the period to put the game away. Cochran had seven of them.

Thompson finished with 21 points for the Redhawks.


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Associated Press


November 25, 2020


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