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McCoughtry's 41 points, 9 rebounds lead Louisville past DePaul

CHICAGO (AP) -- Angel McCoughtry scored 41 points and had nine rebounds to lead Louisville to a 79-68 victory over No. 25 DePaul on Sunday in conference play.

Candyce Bingham was the only other Cardinals player in the double digits with 16 points.

It was a back and forth game for DePaul (16-7, 5-5 Big East Conference) and Louisville (16-7, 5-5 Big East) with the lead changing three times and a tie score seven times. Louisville led by as many as 11 points in the second period after leading 38-34 at the half. DePaul led by as many as eight points in the first period.

Deirdre Naughton led the Blue Demons with 22 points and Allie Quigley had 18 points.