women's NCAA tournament http://wfpl.org en Maryland Beats Louisville 76-73, Advances to Women's NCAA Final Four http://wfpl.org/post/maryland-beats-louisville-76-73-advances-womens-ncaa-final-four <p>Maryland has advanced to the Terrapins' first NCAA women's Final Four since winning the 2006 national championship, holding off Louisville 76-73 Tuesday night in the Cardinals' home arena.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>U of L's Shoni Schimmel scored 31 points in her final game as a Cardinal, missing a tying 3-pointer off the back rim just before the buzzer. Louisville (33-5) missed a chance for a second straight Final Four with the Cardinals' season ending shy of the national championship game they lost a year ago.</p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 01:28:24 +0000 Associated Press & Rick Howlett 9037 at http://wfpl.org Maryland Beats Louisville 76-73, Advances to Women's NCAA Final Four Schimmel, Teammates "Enjoying the Game of Basketball," as U of L Aims for Final Four Berth http://wfpl.org/post/schimmel-teammates-enjoying-game-basketball-u-l-aims-final-four-berth <p>In college basketball, the Louisville Cardinals will try to reach their second straight women’s NCAA Final Four Tuesday<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;night when they take on Maryland at the KFC Yum Center. &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p>The Cards, led by senior guard Shoni Schimmel, are seeded third in the tournament and have soundly defeated their first three opponents. &nbsp;</p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:30:40 +0000 Rick Howlett 9021 at http://wfpl.org Schimmel, Teammates "Enjoying the Game of Basketball," as U of L Aims for Final Four Berth NCAA: U of L Women Beat LSU, Advance to Elite Eight http://wfpl.org/post/ncaa-u-l-women-beat-lsu-advance-elite-eight Shoni Schimmel scored 19 points, Tia Gibbs added five 3-pointers and third-seeded Louisville rolled seventh-seeded LSU 73-47 on Sunday to reach the regional final of the NCAA tournament.<p> Facing an injury-riddled Tigers squad that dressed just eight players, the Cardinals (33-4) rung up another rout highlighted by a season-best 12 3-pointers with the two seniors leading the way. Sun, 30 Mar 2014 20:49:24 +0000 Associated Press & Rick Howlett 9013 at http://wfpl.org NCAA: U of L Women Beat LSU, Advance to Elite Eight Women's NCAA: Kentucky Gets Past Syracuse, 64-59 http://wfpl.org/post/womens-ncaa-kentucky-gets-past-syracuse-64-59 Bria Goss scored 17 points and third-seeded Kentucky survived No. 6 seed Syracuse 64-59 on Monday night in the second round of the NCAA tournament.<p> Goss went 11 of 12 from the foul line as the Wildcats (26-8) ground out a victory two days after beating Wright State by 46 points. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 01:54:40 +0000 Associated Press 8964 at http://wfpl.org Women's NCAA: Kentucky Gets Past Syracuse, 64-59 Western Kentucky Falls to Baylor in Women's NCAA Tournament http://wfpl.org/post/western-kentucky-falls-baylor-womens-ncaa-tournament <p>In their first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2008, the Western Kentucky Lady Toppers lost Saturday to the Baylor Bears.</p><p>Western Kentucky end the season with a 24-9 record that included a Sun Belt Conference Tournament championship. It was the second season for head coach Michelle Clark-Heard, a former Western Kentucky player and Louisville Cardinals assistant coach.</p><p>Junior forward Chastity Gooch led Western Kentucky with 23 points, but two Baylor players—Nina Davis and Odyssey Sims—scored just over 30. Baylor won 87-74.</p> Sun, 23 Mar 2014 01:43:27 +0000 Joseph Lord 8952 at http://wfpl.org Western Kentucky Falls to Baylor in Women's NCAA Tournament Kentucky Wildcats Dominate Wright State in Women's NCAA Tournament http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-wildcats-dominate-wright-state-womens-ncaa-tournament <p>The Kentucky Wildcats women's basketball team made advancing&nbsp;to the second round of the NCAA Tournament look easy on Saturday.</p><p>The Wildcats crushed Wright State 106-60 in Lexington's Memorial Coliseum. Kentucky, a No. 3 seed, improved to 25-8 and next plays third-seed Syracuse or 11th-seed&nbsp;Chattanooga on Monday night.</p> Sat, 22 Mar 2014 18:19:05 +0000 Joseph Lord 8950 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Wildcats Dominate Wright State in Women's NCAA Tournament Louisville Cardinals to Play for Women's National Championship http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-cardinals-play-womens-national-championship <p>The University of Louisville women’s basketball team has joined the men’s program in playing for a NCAA championship this week.</p><p>Antonita Slaughter led the fifth-seeded Cards with 18 points as U of L advanced to the title game with a 64-57 comeback victory tonight over number two seed California.</p><p>U of L will face Connecticut for the women’s championship Tuesday in New Orleans.&nbsp;&nbsp;The Huskies defeated Notre Dame&nbsp;in&nbsp;the other national semifinal.</p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 01:07:05 +0000 Rick Howlett 4879 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Cardinals to Play for Women's National Championship Louisville Cardinals Coach Jeff Walz: 'Our Ultimate Goal is to Win a National Championship' http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-cardinals-coach-jeff-walz-our-ultimate-goal-win-national-championship <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Louisville Cardinals women's basketball team is the surprise of women's basketball—but Coach Jeff </span>Walz<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;tells </span>WFPL<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> that they have no intention of being satisfied with a Final Four banner.</span></p> Sun, 07 Apr 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Joseph Lord 4863 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Cardinals Coach Jeff Walz: 'Our Ultimate Goal is to Win a National Championship' Louisville Cardinals Earn a Spot in the Women's Final Four http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-cardinals-earn-spot-womens-final-four <p>The Louisville Cardinals women's basketball team pulled another upset Tuesday night to earn a spot in the Final Four.</p><p>U of L topped the Tennessee Lady Vols&nbsp;86-78 in Oklahoma City.</p><p>In winning, the No. 5 seed Cardinals beat a better-seeded team for the third straight game—No. 4 seed Purdue, <a href="/post/louisville-cardinals-upset-top-seeded-baylor-reach-womens-elite-eight">No. 1 seed Baylor</a> and the second-seeded Tennessee.</p><p>Shoni Schimmel led the Cardinals with 24 points.</p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 03:21:13 +0000 Joseph Lord 4802 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Cardinals Earn a Spot in the Women's Final Four Louisville Cardinals Seek to Take Down Powerhouse No. 2 in Women's NCAA Tournament http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-cardinals-seek-take-down-powerhouse-no-2-womens-ncaa-tournament <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Louisville Cardinals women’s basketball team seeks its second Final Four appearance in program history tonight against longtime powerhouse Tennessee.</span></p><p>The fifth-seeded Cardinals have some experience taking down the marquee names of the women’s game. They’re coming off an upset<a href="/post/louisville-cardinals-upset-top-seeded-baylor-reach-womens-elite-eight"> victory over the defending national champion Baylor Lady Bears, </a>the top-ranked team in the nation.</p> Tue, 02 Apr 2013 19:33:28 +0000 Joseph Lord 4789 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Cardinals Seek to Take Down Powerhouse No. 2 in Women's NCAA Tournament