Found March 11, 2013 on
Score: No. 1 Notre Dame 83, No. 4 Louisville 59
Stars: Notre Dame: Skylar Diggins 14 Pts, 3 Reb, 6 Ast. Kayla McBride 17 Pts, 2 Reb, 5 Ast. Louisville: Shoni Schimmel 20 Pts, 6 Reb.
Story: On Sunday, Notre Dame had to sweat out a win against a feisty and underrated South Florida team. Monday was a little different, as the Big East regular season champions had little issue putting away the fourth-seeded Louisville Cardinals by a score of 83-59 to advance to the conference championship game for the third straight season.
The win extends Notre Dame’s school-record win streak to 25 games, which seems rather short compared to its championship game opponent, Connecticut.
The Irish move into the championship game after feeling very little pressure from the Cardinals. Notre Dame took a 12-0 lead within the first three and a half minutes, and the Cardinals did not score their first points until the 16:04 mark of the half.
After that, the Cardinals made a game out of it, coming back from a 16...
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SOUTH BEND, Ind.-- Notre Dame is joining the Atlantic Coast Conference a season earlier than expected, following the split among the Big East's football schools and seven Catholic schools that are leaving to form a basketball-focused conference.
Notre Dame announced the move Tuesday, six months after it surprised the college sports world by opting to join the ACC in all sports...
Natalie Achonwa's layup with 1.8 seconds left lifted No. 2 Notre Dame to its first Big East tournament championship with a 61-59 victory over third-ranked UConn on Tuesday night.
Skylar Diggins stole an errant pass from Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis with 8 seconds left, and after dribbling through a few defenders, found Achonwa for the uncontested lay-in.
Kelly Faris' 3-point...
Notre Dame and Connecticut provided a thrilling final act for the Big East.
The conference name will live on with the basketball schools that are separating from the football schools next year. But the Big East that has been arguably the best women's basketball conference in the country over the past decade will be no more.
And, no other conference could compare.
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