Posted December 20, 2012 on AP on Fox
Skylar Diggins scored 17 of her 22 points in the first half to lead No. 5 Notre Dame to an 87-57 victory over Kansas State on Thursday night in the second round of the World Vision Classic. Diggins scored 15 of the Fighting Irish's first 23 points, leading them to a 23-10 lead 8:20 into the game. Kayla McBride added 12 points, and Natalie Achonwa, Kaila Turner and Ariel Braker chipped in with 11 apiece for Notre Dame (8-1), which led 49-25 at halftime. Brittany Chambers had 18 points and seven rebounds, Haley Texada scored 11 points and Ashia Woods had 10 for the Wildcats (7-2).

No. 5 Notre Dame 100, Alabama A&M 39

Notre Dame returned from a 10-day layoff and picked up right where it left off. Kayla McBride scored 16 points to lead four teammates in double figures as the fifth-ranked Fighting Irish cruised to a 100-39 victory over Alabama A&M in the first round of the World Vision Classic on Wednesday. Notre Dame, off for exams since a 109-70 victory against Utah State on Dec. 8, reached...

No. 5 Notre Dame 83, No. 22 Texas A&M 74

Skylar Diggins and Natalie Achonwa were two big reasons why Texas A&M didn't get the best of Notre Dame again. Diggins scored 24 points and had five steals, and Achonwa added 22 points and 14 rebounds as No. 5 Notre Dame beat No. 22 Texas A&M 83-74 on Friday night in the championship game of the World Vision Classic. Texas A&M topped Notre Dame in the championship...

The Notre Dame 2012 Season In Epic Video

Here is Notre Dame's 2012 football season in video form- in EPIC video form via Youtube user smeyers528. Why so EPIC? Well, the video is 35 minutes long and it's soundtrack will have you ready to fight a war, fall in love, and become the hero of all mankind. Enjoy:

Alabama's Hype Anthems Are Putting Notre Dame to Shame

Yesterday it was Nucklez with the best tailgating party anthem of all time. Now it's Carey Fountain and Rudy Problems (seriously, Rudy Problems) dropping Alabama rap song that would've been #1 on TRL for like 40 straight days in 1996. Language NSFW: NOTRE DAME. For the love of God, step your game up. Please.

Kelly named AP Coach of the Year

After two seasons as Notre Dame coach, Brian Kelly decided he wasn't spending enough time doing the best part of his job: coaching players. Kelly changed that in 2012, and he shuffled his staff. Then, with Kelly more in tune to his team and the assistants in sync with the head coach, Notre Dame went from unranked to top-ranked. For leading the Fighting Irish to the BCS championship...

Jones, Golic Jr. have Notre Dame dads on mind

Notre Dame wide receiver T.J. Jones has plenty on his mind as he prepares for the talented Alabama secondary he'll face in the BCS championship game Jan. 7 in Miami. Still, he can't help thinking about his late father, Andre, who died in June 2011 at age 42 after suffering a brain aneurysm. The elder Jones played on Notre Dame's 1988 national championship team, and T...

Biggest Notre Dame fan: local baseball team owner

While Notre Dame will not have any shortage of supporters when the Irish go after their first national football title since 1988 in the BCS Championship game January 7, it seems unlikely anyone will be more amped than Pat Salvi.            In case the name escapes, Salvi is the successful Chicago attorney who along with his wife Lindy owns both the American Association...

Sports Media Digest- December 21, 2012

Notre Dame Season Review Airs Tomorrow on NBC-  NBC will look back at some of the highlights of Notre Dame’s undefeated football season tomorrow afternoon.  Liam McHugh hosts Undefeated: 2012 Notre Dame Football Season in Review at 2:00 p.m. ET College Hoops on CBS-  CBS this Saturday will televise a college basketball match-up featuring two of the top

Diggin’ on Skylar Diggins

It’s that time of the year that I look forward to every year…Women’s College Basketball.  Yeah, yeah, yeah…laugh it up.  Done?  OK.  Here’s the reason why:  Notre Dame’s senior guard Skylar Diggins.  I’ve been checking up on the Fighting Irish MVP for the past couple years (i.e. borderline stalking her every move).  Skylar’s an exceptional basketball The post...

IE Podcast: Off the field

There's been plenty of good news for Notre Dame fans over the past several months, the most recent relates to 2013. Tim O’Malley and Dave Berk address several subjects in our latest look at the Notre Dame football program.

Down the Stretch: Two Out, Two In? continues its breakdown of top remaining targets for Notre Dame's 2013 recruiting class.

Understated, Underrated

Refocused after family tragedy in 2011, Notre Dame's top chain-moving receiver is likewise rededicated to his craft. His family, as always, remains first.

Down the Stretch: Not just a contingency plan continues a breakdown of its top remaining targets for Notre Dame's 2013 recruiting class with a look at scheduled mid-January visitor and current UCLA verbal pledge, Deon Hollins.
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