LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Virginia women’s basketball team (7-11, 1-4 ACC) suffered a 91-43 defeat at No. 4 Louisville (16-1, 4-1 ACC) on Thursday (Jan. 17) at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Ky.
Junior guard Dominique Toussaint (Staten Island, N.Y.) led the Cavaliers with nine points. Asia Durr was one of four Cardinals to finish the game in double figures, scoring 20 points. Virginia shot 31.7 percent (19-of-60) while Louisville shot 57.1 percent (36-of-63). Louisville held a 42-27 edge in rebounding.
HOW IT HAPPENED
Virginia trailed by one, 15-14, before the Cardinals mounted a 24-3 run in the second quarter to take a 46-20 lead into halftime. Louisville mounted a 19-2 run in the third quarter to build up a 40-point advantage. The Cardinals led by as many as 50 in the fourth quarter.
- All three of the Cavaliers baskets in the second quarter were three-pointers
- Virginia was only outrebounded by three in the first half, 20-17
- Junior forward Lisa Jablonowski (Ernster, Luxembourg) scored six points with five rebounds an also grabbed nine steals. She was 3-of-7 shooting
- Senior forward Moné Jones (Durham, N.C.) was 3-of-6 shooting, scoring seven points. She also had four rebounds, all O-boards
- Virginia shot 42.9 percent (6-of-14) in the fourth quarter
- Louisville shot 62.9 percent in the second half (17-of-27)
- Virginia had its lowest free throw shooting percentage of the season (25.0 percent 1-of-4), as well as fewest makes (1) and fewest attempts (4)
- This was the first time that the Cavaliers did not have a player score in double figures since playing Louisville on Feb. 1, 2018
- The Cavaliers have a bye this Sunday before traveling to take on Pitt (9-8, 0-3 ACC)
- Virginia returns home to host Wake Forest on Sunday, January 27 at 3 p.m.
- New this year for all regular-season home games, available reserved single-game tickets can be purchased for $8 in advance, online and via mobile devices, or for $10 at the John Paul Jones ticket office on game day. General admission single-game tickets are $5 in advance, online and via mobile devices or $8 at the John Paul Jones ticket office on game day. Courtside seats are $15