A hard fought, come from behind win for the Lady Cards tonight in Freedom Hall. Down early, trailing at the half, still trailing big with just over two minutes to go. Still, paitent play, good defense and Monique Reid spell the difference in this one tonight to raise the Cards to 3-4 in Big East play.
Tough one to have to follow on Game Tracker. Especially tough with all the distractions of putting young ones to bed, the very cantankerous nature of Game Tracker itself and anxious dogs in a unfamiliar enviroment. Still, worth all the disractions to be doing a good thing and seeing the win finally come to fruition.
Give Reid 20 points for the Cards tonight. Her driving layup late put Louisville up by one and then Keisha Hines with two sealing free throws. Give Jeff Walz credit for getting the Cards in the right sets and stances late to get back into this one. Special thanks to our buddy Bob who attended the event and kept us in the loop with several cell calls. It sounded loud in the Hall tonight, gang. Good job!
Increased time on the court for freshman Asia Taylor tonight and her third three of the season. Give her time, she's going to be a good one for the Cards.
Finally, a couple of hours later, with the house quiet and dogs asleep, the worn out Sonja and I watching an amazing effort by South Carolina over previously undefeated UK with son-in-law. Especially exciting for him, since he did 2 years of undergrad work at the Columbia, SC school before getting his degree at WKU.
And, all well on the oldest's minor surgery. A return to Louisville in a few days. Until then, quality time and spoiling the grandkids. Life's pretty good, you know.
Finally, mucho props to our buddy Charlie Springer over at www.uoflcardgame.com for a great report and excellent You tube footage of the go ahead layup. It's just like watching it from our seats. Maybe he was in them...
Written by Paul