Hailey Van Lith in mid-season form in the University of Louisville's season opener (Mike DeZarn photo).

Van Lith out of gate with 28 points, UofL pounds Cincy

Make no mistake. This University of Louisville women’s basketball team may have more quickness. More athletic ability. More depth. But it is still Hailey Van Lith who stirs the offense. Haileya and her fellow Cardinals jumped on Cincinnati early in the 2022-23 season opener, staved

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Emily Engstler goes down with her fifth foul midway in the fourth quarter, all but sealing UofL's fate in the Final Four (Mike DeZarn photo).

Engstler battles out the way she came in

Any suspense about the outcome of the Final Four game between the University of Louisville women’s basketball team and South Carolina ended when UofL’s Emily Engstler went down in a tumble and was called for her fifth foul. She was done, UofL was done in

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Jeff Walz wears portions of the net after winning the Wichita Regional.

Kianna: Coach Walz can lead UofL to national championship

Here we go again. Back to the Final Four for the University of Louisville women’s basketball team. Now what? The ultimate objective, of course, is to win a national championship. One has to wonder if there is a real shot this season. Opportunity is key,

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Emily Engster basks in the adulation of Louisville fans one more time at the KFC Yum! Center (Mike DeZarn photo).

Farewell to Kianna Smith, Chelsie Hall and Emily Engstler

Senior  Day 2022 for the University of Louisville women’s basketball team, time to say goodbye to Kianna Smith, Chelsie Hall and Emily Engstler in the final game of the regular season.  The three seniors would combine for 34 points, 19 rebounds, four assists and six

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Payton Verhulst gets the assignment of guarding Elizabeth Balagun, who managed only five points (Mike DeZarn photo).

Payton Verhulst ready for prime time at UofL

There was Hailey Van Lith with five 3-pointers and game-high 19 points.  Kianna Smith with 11 points and five rebounds. Chelsie Hall with four rebounds, three assists and two steals. Emily Engstler with five rebounds, three steals, two blocks and eight points. Mykasa Robinson with

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Nothing, including icy roads, was keeping this young fan from the UofL women's basketball game against Pittsburgh (Mike DeZarn photo).

Louisville women cold but pummel Pittsburgh

Louisville is no stranger to severe icy wintry weather conditions. But Thursday’s conditions, combined with the uncertainly of an omicron variant, put a dent in attendance at one of women’s basketball’s most popular venues. No guessing about attendance numbers. Not fair under such conditions. Little,

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Louisville's Olivia Cochran goes head to head for a rebound against Kentucky's Rhyne Howard (Mike DeZarn photo).

Louisville women win fifth straight against Kentucky

Typical drama between the University of Louisville and Kentucky women’s basketball teams. A tension packed, grinding and emotional battle, earmarked by bruising physicality. Both programs wanting the joy, dreading the potential pain of winning or losing, respectively. Up by seven points in the first quarter,

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