Jan 20, 2013, 1:48 PM EST
In front of their seventh sellout crowd of the season, the second-ranked Notre Dame women’s basketball team cruised to a 74-50 win over St. John’s on Sunday afternoon.
The Irish (15-1 overall, 5-0 BIG EAST) have now won 11 straight games and sit atop the conference standings.
Natalie Achonwa notched her tenth double-double of the season and led the way with 16 points and 12 rebounds.
Notre Dame dominated on the glass, finishing the game with a 48-22 rebounding advantage. The Irish defense was also strong, holding the Red Storm to just 35% from the field.
Following a three-game homestand, Notre Dame hits the road this week, taking on Pittsburgh on Wednesday night at 7 pm ET, before returning home on Saturday against Providence at 2 pm ET.
Check out UND.com for a full recap of today’s victory.
About In The Paint
Women’s Basketball on YouTube
- Full release now available! twitter.com/ndsidmasters/s… 2 hours ago
- Some great news to round out the week ... Coach @MuffetMcGraw named a finalist for the @Hoophall Class of 2016. https://t.co/O7u91QQdds 7 hours ago
- The fun has begun! Come SPIN for a great cause anytime now through midnight! #NDWBBPinkZone twitter.com/NDRecsports/st… 9 hours ago
- https://t.co/PuijMp1AUw 12 hours ago
- "The Lord can heal your heart if you believe" -Ingrid Williams Thoughts and prayers for Monty Williams & his family https://t.co/BJyDwdtQbQ 1 day ago
Men’s Basketball on YouTube
- 😎4th STRAIGHT SELLOUT You ready for another HYPE crowd vs Louisville? WE NEED YOU! 🏀ND|UL 📅Saturday ⏰4pm 📺ESPN2 https://t.co/941spKVPru 1 hour ago
- We had a couple visitors you may remember at practice earlier ... Welcome back, EA, Jerian & Pat! https://t.co/mkAk6xekcu 4 hours ago
- In 2+ years in ACC... 🏀31 WINS vs ACC 🛣9-1 (in last 10) vs TOBACCO ROAD 🏆1 TITLE READ MORE: cbssports.com/collegebasketb… https://t.co/eClkW3ZKwn 6 hours ago
- RETWEET FOR CHANCE TO WIN One of the awesome shirts @LepLegion wore during our win over UNC. https://t.co/jIM3BdXlkr 9 hours ago
- Long after practice & lift is over, our Cousy Award finalist is still getting shots up in an empty Purcell Pavilion. https://t.co/pKF84QEtBm 1 day ago
- W. Rowing. State Of The Art Boathouse Is A Game Changer For Irish Rowing
- W. Basketball. Muffet McGraw Named Finalist For Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
- Football. Ten Former Irish Players Invited To NFL Scouting Combine
- Football. One Shirt One Body: Maybe Robinson's Best Act Yet
- M. Basketball. Irish Return Home To Face #13 Cardinals