Notre Dame-Louisville: Irish's Ogunbowale clutch play lifts Irish in No. 1 vs. No. 2 showdown - NCAA.com Ncaa.com - Fri 11 Jan 12:29 GMT
Arike Ogunbowale scored 26 of her 30 points in the second half as the Notre Dame women's basketball team beat Louisville, 82-68, in a No. 1 vs. No. 2 meeting.
In the first women's college basketball game to not feature UConn in a No. 1 vs. No. 2 matchup since the 2012 NCAA tournament, top-ranked Notre Dame beat Louisville, 82-68, Thursday night in South Bend, Ind.
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Notre Dame might be keeping the No. 1 ranking, but in the first half, Louisville's Asia Durr looked like the No. 1 player in the country.
#1 ND 82 | #2 UL 68#GoIrish pic.twitter.com/4gGQB8zEsj
— Notre Dame WBB (@ndwbb) January 11, 2019
Going into the game, Louisville was only 1-10 all-time against the No. 1 team (The Cardinals beat No. 1 Baylor in the 2013 NCAA tournament).
The Notre Dame-Louisville matchup was also the first No. 1 vs. No. 2 game to not feature UConn since 2012, when top-ranked Baylor beat Stanford in the Final Four.
FINAL: Notre Dame 82, Louisville 68
* Ogunbowale: 30 points, 8-for-15 FG (26 points in the second half)
* Durr: 29 points, 9-for-20 FG
* No. 2 Louisville suffers first loss of season
— ESPN Women's Hoops (@ESPN_WomenHoop) January 11, 2019