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McCoughtry Leads UofL Over UK 75-59

Angel McCoughtry scored 31 points to lead
No. 12 Louisville to a 75-59 victory over Kentucky on Sunday.
Three other players scored in double figures for the Lady
Cardinals (9-1) with Candyce Bingham getting 14, Monique Reid 12
and Deseree' Byrd 10.
Lydia Watkins led Kentucky (5-5) with 15 points, going 6-for-6
from the field and 2-for-2 from the free-throw line.
The tone was set early as the Lady Cardinals increased their
lead to as many as 17 points over the Wildcats in the first half.
Louisville led 33-21 at halftime.
The second half featured more of the same, with Louisville's
lead never dropping below 10 points and extending to as many as 21
with 3:49 left in the game.
The crowd of 16,337 set the Louisville women's basketball, state
of Kentucky and Big East Conference paid attendance record for a
women's basketball game.
The Lady Cardinals shot 41.4 percent from the field (29-for-70).
The Wildcats shot 44.7 percent from the field (21-for-47).


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