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Irish Insights

  • No. 2 Notre Dame beats Quinnipiac
    SOUTH BEND — Jewell Loyd and Brianna Turner bounced back in a big way for No. 2 Notre Dame.Loyd scored 23 points and Turner finished with 20, leading the Fighting Irish to a 112-52 victory over Quinnipiac on Tuesday night.
  • Drue Tranquill has torn ACL
    Carroll graduate Drue Tranquill, who started Notre Dame's last two games at free safety, tore an ACL and will require season-ending knee surgery.
  • Notre Dame men's basketball falls to Providence
    Providence's LaDontae Henton scored a career-high 38 points and deflected a last-second shot by Notre Dame's Pat Connaughton as Providence defeated the Irish 75-74 in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic.

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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