No. 4 Louisville women’s basketball (21-1, 7-1) hosts Wake Forest (10-11, 2-6) on Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m. ET.
Fans can purchase $3 tickets to the game when they show their men’s basketball vs. Wake Forest ticket stub.
Date: Sunday, Jan. 28
Time: 1:00 p.m. ET
Site: KFC Yum! Center/Crum Court (22,000), Louisville, Ky.
Promotion: Save Your Stub ($3 tickets with mbb vs. Wake Forest ticket stub)
TV: RSN (Fox Sports South); Tom Werme, play-by-play; Kelley Deyo, analyst
Radio: WKRD 790 AM, Nick Curran (play-by-play) and Adrienne Johnson (analyst)
Next UofL Game: Thursday, Feb. 1 at Virginia, 7 p.m. ET
With 11 rebounds at Miami on Thursday, senior Myisha Hines-Allen became the second member of UofL’s 1,000-rebound club, with 1,009. She trails only Angel McCoughtry’s 1,261 career rebounds. She also joins McCoughtry as the only players in UofL history with 1,000 points and 1,000 rebounds.
She also added 26 points on 11-of-13 shooting in the win at Miami. It marks her second highest scoring game of the season, second to only the career-high 31 points she had against Notre Dame.
She has six double-doubles in her last 10 games, 10 on the season, and 39 for her career, which ranks second in school history.
In her last seven games, the Montclair, N.J. native is averaging 17.3 points and 13.3 rebounds.
Overall, Hines-Allen averages 14.7 points, which ranks second on the team and 14th in the ACC, and 10.5 rebounds, which leads the ACC and ranks 19th in the country. She also leads the ACC with 7.1 defensive rebounds per game.
Junior Sam Fuehring had a career-high 17 points on 6-of-7 shooting at Miami. She has scored in double figures in eight of her last 13 games, including five of her last six.
She ranks second in the ACC with a 62.7 shooting percentage, knocking down 79-of-126 shots. She was 25-of-32 (.781) in her first six ACC games prior to going 2-of-7 against FSU, but bounced back at Miami. In ACC play, she leads the league with a 71.7 percentage (33-of-46). She ranks third on the team with 9.2 points and second with 4.6 rebounds.
ABOUT THE DEMON DEACONS
Wake Forest enters Sunday’s matchup with losses in their last five games, but two of those losses have come in overtime, including a 81-79 loss to Florida State.
They are one of the better rebounding teams in the ACC, ranking fifth with 40.7 per game. Their 15.6 offensive rebounds per game rank third in the league.
Alex Sharp ranks eighth in the ACC with 7.9 rebounds per game and fifth with 3.3 offensive rebounds. She also leads the team with 3.5 assists per game and fourth on the team with 9.8 points per game.
Elisa Penna, who missed the first six games with an injury, leads the team in scoring with 14.9 points per game. She ranks second on the team with 26 3-pt field goals, while shooting 33 percent from deep. Amber Campbell (10.9) and Ariel Stephenson (10.3) join Penna as the Demon Deacons other double-digit scorers.
Series History: Louisville leads 3-0 (Home 1-0, Away 2-0)
Last Meeting: W, 75-46 (2/26/17 at Wake Forest)
UofL is 3-0 all-time against the Demon Deacons with all three matchups coming in the last three seasons after the Cards joined the ACC. Last season, the Cards won 75-46 in Winston-Salem on Jan. 26, 2017. Louisville won 78-54 in their lone matchup at the KFC Yum! Center on Jan. 31, 2016.
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