Raleigh Regional Final: (1) Notre Dame 80 – (2) Maryland 49

03/27/2012

RALEIGH, NC – And then there were four. #1 seeds, that is.

Skylar Diggins’ triple-double paced top-seeded Notre Dame in an 80-49 blowout of Maryland, as the Fighting Irish became the fourth #1 seed to qualify for this weekend’s Women’s Final Four.

Diggins racked up 22 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and notched 11 assists — plus five steals.

Notre Dame will play fellow Big East power Connecticut on Sunday in Denver.

Craig Way and Ann Meyers-Drysdale called the action on the Westwood One Radio Network.

(Kayla McBride’s three puts Notre Dame up 23-13 early)

(Skylar Diggins layup makes it 40-21 at the break)

(Diggins’ steal and layin makes it 66-38)

(Diggins grabs a rebound to get her triple double)

(Final Call – Notre Dame is heading to the Final Four)

(Skylar Diggins’ postgame interview)

(Postgame interview with Notre Dame head coach Muffet McGraw)

(Postgame recap from Craig Way and Ann Meyers-Drysdale)

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