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Louisville women beat Purdue in 2nd round

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Sara Hammond had 21 points and 10 rebounds to help fifth-seeded Louisville beat Purdue 76-63 Tuesday night and advance to its second NCAA tournament regional semifinal in three years.

The Cardinals (26-8) will play either top-seeded Baylor or Florida State on Sunday in Oklahoma City in the program's fourth regional semifinal in the last six years.

The fourth-seeded Boilermakers (25-9) snapped a five-game winning streak and now have lost in the second round three straight years.

Antonita Slaughter scored 14 of her 16 points in the first half for Louisville. Shoni Schimmel had 14.

Sam Ostarello led Purdue with 14 points and 12 rebounds. KK Houser had 10.

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