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Louisville's women's basketball team ended a two-game skid by beating Virginia Tech 88-70 on Thursday night

Louisville's women's basketball team ended a two-game skid by beating Virginia Tech 88-70 on Thursday night in Blacksburg, Va.

The University of Louisville women's basketball team ended a two-game skid and they did it on the road.

The Cardinals scored 11 straight points and used a 17-4 run early in the fourth quarter to pull away from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va., and eventually won the contest 88-70.

U of L hit a season-high 57.8 percent from the field, knocking down 37 of 64 from the field. The Cardinals hit 8 of 18 from three-point range and just 6 of 13 from the free-throw line.

The win moves U of L to 21-6 on the season and 8-4 in the ACC,

MVP of the game

It was another 30-point effort by Asia Durr.

The sophomore hit 12 of 18 from the field and scored 30 or more for the fourth time this season with 30 points, six rebounds, four assists and three steals in 37 minutes. Durr, who has a three-pointer made in 30 straight games, was 4 of 9 from three-point range and 2 of 3 from the line.

Durr is averaging 17.9 points a game and has made 85 three-pointers on the season.

Three-pointers

****The Cardinals dominated the Hokies on the board, winning the battle 48-27. Myisha Hines-Allen led the way with 13 rebounds, while Sam Fuehring added 11 boards for the Cardinals.

****Hines-Allen had only played one minute in the previous two games because of a knee injury. She had 13 points and 13 rebounds in 38 minutes on 5 of 15 from the field.

****Fuehring had a huge game off the bench, hitting 5 of 7 from the field. She finished with 11 points, 11 rebounds and two assists in 26 minutes.

A few leftovers

****Guard Briahanna Jackson didn't make the trip because of back spasms.

****Junior Mariya Moore leads the team in assists after handing out 11 in the win. She has 123 on the season with just 65 turnovers. Moore finished with 17 points, 11 rebounds and five rebounds with just one turnover.

****The Cardinals had 22 assists on 37 made buckets.

****The win snapped a two-game losing streak for U of L. The Cardinals lost to N.C. State and Notre Dame.

Up next

U of L will host Boston College on Sunday to begin a three-game home stand. The Eagles are just 2-10 in league play but did beat North Carolina by 11 points in Chapel Hill, N.C., on Thursday.


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