LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ Sara Nord scored 25 points and Lori
Nero added 22 as Louisville withstood Ashley McElhiney's school-record
17 assists to defeat No. 12 Vanderbilt 92-82 Thursday night.
The Cardinals (7-4) trailed 21-18 midway through the first
half before going on a 14-1 run. Nero, who scored five points
during the run, had 17 in the first half on 8-of-8 shooting.
Vanderbilt cut the lead to 38-32 with 2:43 left in the half,
but the Cardinals' Sabrina Minter scored the last seven points
to give Louisville a 45-32 halftime lead. Vanderbilt didn't
get closer than seven in the second half, on a basket by Abi
Ramsey with 1:28 left.
Minter added 18 points for the Cardinals.
Chantelle Anderson scored 25 on 11-of-16 shooting to lead
the Commodores. Jenni Benningfield, who's from Louisville
and was Kentucky's Miss Basketball in 2000, added 18 points.
McElhiney's assist total broke the previous school mark of
15, held by several players.