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Irish Insights


Irish dominate tournament opener 93-42

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Notre Dame women's basketball team easily dispatched Robert Morris on Saturday afternoon with a 93-42 victory and will advance to the second round of the NCAA tournament to face No. 9 seed Arizona State.

Top-seeded Notre Dame opened the game on a 20-6 run, led 50-15 at halftime and was never challenged by the Colonials, a No. 16 seed.

The Irish (33-0) have won 14 consecutive games by a double-figure margin.

Michaela Mabrey led second-ranked Notre Dame with 16 points on 6-of-7 shooting, including 4-of-5 from 3-point range. Jewell Loyd and Natalie Achonwa added 15 points apiece.

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