Photo gallery: Louisville runs past Tennessee and into the 2013 Final Four
OKLAHOMA CITY – Louisville (28-8) continued their run in the NCAA tournament, defeating Tennessee (27-8) Tuesday night, 86-78, for a berth in the Final Four. Shoni Schimmel led the Cardinals with 24 points in the Oklahoma City regional final. She was named the Most Outstanding Player of the region. Her younger sister Jude finished with 15 points and four rebounds. Bria Smith had a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds. Monique Reid scored 12 and Sara Hammond had 11 plus five rebounds.
Taber Spani led the Lady Vols with 20 points. Meighan Simmons and Kamiko Williams had 12 each. Bashaara Graves earned a double-double with 11 points plus 10 rebounds. Center Isabelle Harrison scored 11 points and pulled down six rebounds.
Lousiville faces California on Sunday in the Final Four at 6:30 p.m. ET in New Orleans.