No. 19 Cardinals Edge Wildcats, 64-59
Jan. 30, 2007
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) -- Angel McCoughtry scored 17 points and Jazz Covington added 14 to help No. 19 Louisville rally past Villanova 64-59 on Tuesday night.
Yuliya Tokova had 10 rebounds for the Cardinals (20-2, 6-2 Big East), who won their third straight game despite hitting just 1-of-13 3-pointers and committing 15 turnovers. Louisville had a 53-26 rebounding edge.
Grant's 3-pointer with 3:33 remaining gave the Wildcats a 57-55 lead. Louisville responded with a basket by Covington and two free throws by McCoughtry to take a 59-57 advantage with 2:07 left.
Villanova's Heather Scanlon tied the game at 59 with 1:58 to go, but the Wildcats didn't score after that possession. Tokova and Patrika Barlow hit two free throws apiece to put the game away.