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Women's basketball preview: USF Bulls vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish

.TONIGHT

USF women vs. No. 2 Notre Dame

When/where: 7; Sun Dome, Tampa

Radio: 1010-AM

Records: Notre Dame 12-1, 1-0 Big East; USF 11-2, 0-0

Notable: Notre Dame jumped from fifth to second in the AP Top 25 on Monday after Saturday's 73-72 road win over No. 1 Connecticut. The Irish have defeated the Huskies in five of their past six games, including the past two Final Fours. … The player to watch is PG Skylar Diggins, a three-time All-American who averages 14.8 points and 5.9 assists; 5-11 G Kayle McBride is the top scorer at 15.7 points and 6-3 F Natalie Achonwa is at 14.1. … USF opens Big East play with hopes of a winning conference record and its first trip to the NCAAs since 2005-06.

Greg Auman,

Times staff writer

Women's basketball preview: USF Bulls vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish 01/07/13 [Last modified: Monday, January 7, 2013 11:54pm]
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[Bill Serne | Times]