The Syracuse Orange women’s basketball team (14-8) lost to the No. 5-ranked Louisville Cardinals (23-2) in the semifinal round of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament at the Greensboro Coliseum on Saturday, 72-59. The Orange will turn their attention to the NCAA Tournament, where they are currently projected as an eighth seed from ESPN’s Bracketology by Charlie Creme. The bracket will be announced on Selection Monday, March 15 at 7 p.m.
Emily Engstler led the Orange with 21 points and 10 rebounds. Maeva Djaldi-Tabdi tallied her second-straight double-figure scoring game with 11 points. Freshman Kamilla Cardoso also contributed 10 points for Syracuse.
GAME RECAP LINKS:
- Syracuse women’s basketball falls to No. 5 Louisville in ACC Semifinals, 72-59 (NunesMagician.com)
- 3 takeaways from Syracuse’s 72-59 loss to Louisville (DailyOrange.com)
- ORANGE FALL TO TOP-SEED LOUISVILLE, 72-59 (Cuse.com)
Have yourself a day @em__baller ?
21 points, 10 rebounds and counting ? pic.twitter.com/PehAcvtvM3
— 'Cuse Hoops (@CuseWBB) March 6, 2021