11/12 22:06 CST No. 1 Irish raise 2018 championship banner, beat Penn 75-55
No. 1 Irish raise 2018 championship banner, beat Penn 75-55
By The Associated Press
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) --- Arike Ogunbowale overcame poor shooting to finish
with 21 points and lead four players in double figures as No. 1 Notre Dame
pulled away from Penn in the second half on the way to a 75-55 victory on
Jessica Shepard had 17 points, Brianna Turner 16 and Jackie Young 12 as Muffet
McGraw's Irish (2-0) overcame Ogunbowale's 6-for-19 shooting effort and 18
total turnovers after raising their 2018 NCAA championship banner in the
Turner added 10 rebounds for her second double-double of the season and Notre
Dame outrebounded Penn 45-34.
Ashley Russell had 15 points and Kendall Grasela 10 to lead the Quakers (1-1).
NO. 11 TEXAS 64, NORTH TEXAS 54
DENTON, Texas (AP) --- Lashann Higgs scored 20 points to reach 1,000 in her
career in a matchup of a longtime coach and her mentor.
Higgs entered needing 16 points to become the 44th player in school history to
reach the career milestone.
North Texas coach Jalie Mitchell played for the Mean Green when current Texas
coach Karen Aston was an assistant at the school. Aston later served one year
as UNT's head coach in 2011-12, tripling the team's win total from the previous
year. Mitchell was as an assistant for Aston at both North Texas (2011-12) and
This was the first meeting between the two head coaches.
Texas (2-0) scored the opening seven points of the game and it was 23-11 at the
end of the first quarter. Texas (2-0) led 34-21 at halftime.
Terriell Bradley led North Texas (1-1) with 18 points.
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