Women's College Basketball

 
               === Notre Dame pummels Purdue in top-25 battle ===
 
 South  Bend, IN  (Sports Network) -Natalie Achonwa scored 15 points and pulled
 down  nine  of her  17 rebounds  on the offensive  glass, as  No. 5 Notre Dame
 rolled over 11th-ranked Purdue, 74-47, at Purcell Pavilion.
 
 Kayla McBride netted a game-high 18 points, while Skylar Diggins chipped in 16
 in  the  wire-to-wire win for  the Fighting Irish  (10-1), who improved to 4-1
 against ranked opponents this season.
 
 Courtney  Moses  netted Taylor Manuel had  13 and 12 points, respectively, for
 the Boilermakers (11-2), who had their six-game winning streak stopped.
 
 Notre  Dame, fresh off winning the World Vision Classic prior to the Christmas
 break, jumped out to a 21-4 lead and never looked back.
 
 The lead grew to as high as 30 in the second half.
 
 
 12/29 16:53:48 ET

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