Notre Dame women's coach wins 700th game

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VILLANOVA, Pa. — Muffet McGraw earned her 700th victory with No. 2 Notre Dame’s 59-52 victory over Villanova on Tuesday night.

McGraw became the 13th coach in Division I history to reach the 700-victory plateau. Her career record is now 700-257 in 31 years coaching. She’s had 612 of the wins at Notre Dame.

Natalie Achonwa scored 19 points while Kayla McBride added 16. Skylar Diggins had 14 points, but was 4 for 17 from the field.

Notre Dame (21-2, 9-0 Big East) never trailed and led 29-21 at the half. The Wildcats (16-6, 5-4) got within 48-46 on Devon Kane’s 3-pointer with 4:45 left. Notre Dame responded by scoring 11 of the final 17 points to seal the win.

NO. 3 CONNECTICUT 94, MARQUETTE 37

In Storrs, Conn., Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 24 points and Bria Hartley added 20 to lead Connecticut (21-1, 8-1 Big East) to a rout of Marquette (11-11, 3-6).

Mosqueda-Lewis hit her first eight shots, while Hartley tied a career high with five 3-pointers.

NO. 22 OKLAHOMA STATE 76,

TEXAS CHRISTIAN 59

In Stillwater, Okla., Tiffany Bias scored 19 points, and Oklahoma State (16-5, 5-5 Big 12) beat Texas Christian (7-14, 0-10).

NO. 24 SYRACUSE 72

CINCINNATI 48

In Cincinnati, Kayla Alexander and Elashier Hall scored 23 points each to lead Syracuse (19-3, 7-2 Big East)past the Bearcats (8-14, 0-9).


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