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Louisville 44

(13-5, 4-3 Big East)

(12) DePaul 48

(18-2, 5-2 Big East)

    6:00 PM ET, January 25, 2006

    1 2 T
    LOU 18 2644
    #12DEP 32 1648

    Top Performers

    Louisville: J. Covington 14 Pts, 3 Reb

    DePaul: A. Quigley 17 Pts, 8 Reb

    DePaul digs in, tightens defense to beat Louisville

    CHICAGO (AP) -- Allie Quigley had 17 points and nine rebounds, leading DePaul (No. 11 ESPN/USA Today, No. 12 AP) to a 48-44 victory over Louisville on Wednesday night.

    Khara Smith had 12 rebounds and five steals, and Jenna Rubino added 10 points for the Blue Demons (18-2, 5-2 Big East).

    Jazz Covington scored 14 points to lead Louisville (13-5, 4-3), which lost for the third time in five games. Yuliya Tokova added nine points and seven rebounds.

    With the game tied 11-all, DePaul went on a 15-0 run to take the lead for good. Rubino had five points in the run, with Quigley capping it with two free throws. Louisville attempted to come back in the second half, using an 11-0 run to cut its deficit to 39-35.

    Louisville had 24 turnovers, tying a season-high, and also had a season-low scoring total.

    In the first half, DePaul's aggressive defense forced 17 turnovers while holding Louisville to 25-0percent shooting, including 1-of-9 from 3-point range.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LOU
    DEP
    Points 44 48
    FG Made-Attempted 19-68 (.279) 19-66 (.288)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-21 (.095) 7-28 (.250)
    FT Made-Attempted 4-7 (.571) 5-8 (.625)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 12 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 1 15

    Game Leaders

     
    LOU
    DEP
    PointsJ. Covington 14A. Quigley 17
    ReboundsA. McCoughtry 10K. Smith 12

    2005-06 Season

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