No. 2 Notre Dame women rout Providence 92-57
Notre Dame clinches a share of the Big East women's basketball regular season title.
Posted on March 2, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.
| Updated on March 2, 2013 at 6:33 p.m.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Skylar Diggins scored 28 points and No. 2 Notre Dame clinched a share of its second straight Big East regular-season title with a 92-57 rout of Providence on Saturday, March 2.
Kayla McBride added 24 points and Natalie Achonwa chipped in 14 for the Irish (27-1, 15-0 Big East) who extended their winning streak to 22 games.
Symone Roberts had 22 points for Providence (7-21, 2-13), which has lost six straight and 13 of its last 15 games.
The Irish led by 20 points at halftime and opened the second half on a 10-2 run.
Notre Dame will look to win the regular-season outright Monday at home in a showdown with No. 3 Connecticut. The Huskies can gain a share of the title and the top seed in the conference tournament with a win.