Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 3/24/14
Paul Hafacre – USA Today Sports Jeff Walz and the Lady Cardinals started the 2014 NCAA Tournament with a bang, knocking off the Idaho Vandals, 88-42, in Iowa City, IA. Louisville had somewhat of a slow start against the No. 14 seeded Idaho, but put together a 28-10 run to close the half and never looked back. The Lady Cards started the second half with a 28-10 run and put the game away for good. What we’re trying to do right now is prove that we belong. I think a lot of that, with our seed, has to do with respect,” Coach Walz said after the game. “I think if we’re a program that had been around for 20 years, we may have gotten a better seed. Who knows. Our kids are playing for respect right now. We understand that.” The Lady Cards had five players score in double figures with junior forward Sara Hammond leading the way with 16. Jude Schimmel came in off of the bench and chipped in with 14 points. Asia Taylor finished with 13 points, while Antonita Slaughter added 11.  Shoni Schimmel...
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