No. 5 Louisville women beat Middle Tennessee 91-72
By TERESA M. WALKER AP Sports Writer
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - Mariya Moore scored 27 points, and the fifth-ranked Louisville Cardinals never trailed beating Middle Tennessee 91-72 on Wednesday night.
This was Louisville's first visit to Middle Tennessee since 2008, and the Cardinals had little trouble improving to 5-1 in this series.
Ciera Johnson opened with a layup for the Cardinals (3-0), and Alex Johnson hit a short jumper to tie it up at 2. That was as close as Middle Tennessee (0-2) from Conference USA would get as Louisville shot 67 percent taking a 22-9 lead after the first quarter.
Asia Durr also had 22 points, and Myisha Hines-Allen added 17 for Louisville.
Ty Petty led Middle Tennessee with 27 points, and Alex Johnson had 13.
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