Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 8/27/14
Skylar Diggins found another way to beat Connecticut -- maybe the toughest way yet. The second-ranked Fighting Irish trailed by six in the first overtime Monday night, then five in the second overtime before finally beating the third-ranked Huskies 96-87 in three overtimes Monday night to win Big East regular-season title outright for the second straight year. ''We were done in regulation and the first and second overtimes. We just clawing away and got them to miss some free throws,'' Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw said. ''What a battle.'' The Fighting Irish (28-1, 16-0) went undefeated in the conference for the first time since joining in 1995-96 and became the first team to win six of seven games against Connecticut (27-3, 14-2) in more than two decades. Diggins finished with 29 points and 11 rebounds and Kayla McBride added a career-high 26 points before fouling out. UConn coach Geno Auriemma was pleased with his team's effort, but disappointed the Huskies couldn't come up wi...
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