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What started as a close matchup between the No. 3 and No. 4 Big East foes ended in a 72-59 Notre Dame win – their first at the XL center and first outright Big East title for both the team and head coach Muffet McGraw.
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Natalie Novosel scored 21 points and Skylar Diggins added 20 to help No. 3 Notre Dame beat fourth-ranked Connecticut 72-59 on Monday night and win the Big East regular season title.
It's Notre Dame's first outright conference title. The Fighting Irish shared the regular season championship with UConn in 2001 before going on to win the national title.
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Third-place Notre Dame looks to bounce back from Saturday's upset loss and cement a double bye in the forthcoming Big East Conference Tournament with a win tonight vs. fourth-place Georgetown in Washington, D.C.
By DOUG FEINBERG AP Basketball Writer