TUESDAY CARDINAL COUPLE
-- Cards put perfect AAC record on the line tonight
Hofheinz Pavilion on Tuesday at 8:00 p.m. The game will be broadcast live on ESPN3. The game can also be heard live on the Cards Radio with Matt Andrews and Adrienne Johnson, carried locally on WKRD 790 AM.
Houston enters Tuesday's game with a 4-13 record and a 0-6 record in the conference play. On Saturday the Cougars fell 48-40 at Memphis. Junior guard Demetria Foreman dropped in a team-high 13 points, while senior forward Destini Texada grabbed a game-high nine rebounds and poured in seven points.
Senior Te'onna Campbell leads the team in scoring with 10.4 points per game. Sophomore Marche' Amerson ranks second on the team in scoring with 9.1 points per game. Foreman rounds out the top scorers with 6.5 points per game. Senior Yasmeen Thompson leads the team in rebounding, averaging 7.8 boards per game.
Louisville leads the series 9-3 over Houston. The Cardinals have won four of the last five meetings with the Cougars. The last time the schools faced was in the Duel in the Desert Tournament in Las Vegas....Houston winning 92-80 back on Dec. 19, 2010.
For Louisville, it should be a chance to see extended minutes for Cortnee Walton, Emmonnie Henderson, Monny Niamke and Megan Deines. At 18-1 and a 6-0 conference record...Louisville is just one of two teams still undefeated in the AAC.
We'll have a full report on the action in the Wednesday edition of CARDINAL COUPLE.