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McCoughtry scores 38 to lead Louisville to 12th straight win

Dec 19, 2006 - 3:46 AM LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (Ticker) -- Angel McCoughtry scored 34 of her career-high 38 points after halftime as No. 14 Louisville posted an 80-77 victory over Butler.

Jazz Covington added 12 points and eight rebounds for the Cardinals, who continued the best start in school history.

McCoughtry shot 14-of-23 from the field and hauled in 12 rebounds, for Louisville, which is 34-32 in Freedom Hall over the past three seasons.

The 6-1 sophomore scored the first 14 points of the second half for the Cardinals, who shot 42 percent (30-of-72) from the field. The Baltimore native came up two points shy of the school record.

Jackie Closser scored 18 points - all on 3-pointers - and Lade Akande added 17 points for Butler, which shot 41 percent (26-of-64) and has lost four straight games.








  • NCAA WOMENS BB
    FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
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    BUTLER 31 46 77
    LOUISVILLE (14) 28 52 80 FINAL

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  • NCAA WOMENS BB
    BUTLER 31
    LOUISVILLE (14) 28 HALFTIME

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    Butler vs. LouisvilleDec 18 7:51 PM