The University of Louisville women’s team has advanced to the Elite Eight round of the NCAA basketball Tournament.

The Cardinals defeated Stanford 86-59 Friday night in the Lexington Region quarterfinals.

U of L will face Oregon State Sunday for a chance to advance to the Final Four in Columbus, Ohio.   Tipoff is at noon.

The Cards are the top seed in their region.

Rick Howlett is host of WFPL's weekly talk show, "In Conversation."