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In the women’s NCAA basketball tournament, Shoni Schimmel had 26 points, seven assists and five steals to help Louisville roll over host Iowa 83-53 Tuesday night to earn their fifth trip to the Sweet Sixteen under coach Jeff Walz.

Antonita Slaughter added 17 points on five 3-pointers for the third-seeded Cardinals (32-4), who advanced to the regional semifinal at their home court, the KFC Yum Center.

U of L made it to the title game of last year’s tournament, losing to champion Connecticut.