Originally posted on Sox and Dawgs  |  Last updated 2/27/12

Despite 22 points from Tiffany Hayes, the UConn Huskies women's basketball team fell to the Notre Dame Fighting Irish 72-59 in front of 15,132 and a nationally televised audience on ESPN2 at the XL Center in Hartford, CT on Monday night.

The win gives the Fighting Irish the outright 2011-12 regular season Big East Championship. The Huskies will be the No. 3 seed in the Big East Tournament that starts on Friday. UConn's first game will be on Sunday at 8 p.m.

Here are the highlights from the game:

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Here are the postgame quotes from UConn head coach Geno Auriemma and Notre Dame head coach Muffet McGraw.

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