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Notre Dame's Natalie Achonwa, center, tries to get through Pittsburgh's Marquel Davis (13) and Brianna Kiesel (3) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, in Pittsburgh. Notre Dame won 109-66. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) (AP)

Notre Dame's Kayla McBride (21) shoots over Pittsburgh's Brianna Kiesel (3) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, in Pittsburgh. Notre Dame won 109-66. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) (AP)

Notre Dame's Kayla McBride (21) brings the ball up as Pittsburgh's Brianna Kiesel (3) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) (AP)

Notre Dame's Taya Reimer (12) shoots over Pittsburgh's Loliya Briggs (1) and another defender during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) (AP)
No. 2 Notre Dame women rout Pittsburgh 109-66

Posted on Jan. 16, 2014 at 12:00 a.m.

Associated Press

PITTSBURGH — Kayla McBride and Jewell Loyd scored 20 points apiece to lead No. 2 Notre Dame to a 109-66 victory over Pittsburgh on Thursday night.

The Fighting Irish (16-0, 4-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) had five players score in double figures. Natalie Achonwa had 14 points, reserve Michaela Mabrey scored 13 and Taya Reimer had 10.

Brianna Kiesel led the Panthers with 20 points on 5-of-12 shooting. The junior guard made all eight of her free-throw attempts and converted 2 of 3 attempts from beyond the arc.

Marquel Davis added 10 points for Pitt (9-9, 1-3).