Kayla McBride scored 15 points and Taya Reimer added 14 to lead No. 5 Notre Dame's 76-54 win over Penn on Saturday, the first time a top five women's team had played at the Palestra since Connecticut faced Saint Joseph's a decade ago.
Skylar Diggins scored 24 points, and Natalie Achonwa added 22 points and 14 rebounds as No. 5 Notre Dame beat No. 22 Texas A&M 83-74 on Friday night in the championship game of the World Vision Classic.
Freshman Jewell Loyd had 19 points, seven rebounds and five assists, Kayla McBride scored 18 points, and No. 5 Notre Dame overcame a sub-par performance by All-American Skylar Diggins to beat No. 19 UCLA 76-64 on Friday.
Felicia Chester scored 20 points, including the winning layup with 5 seconds left, to lift DePaul (No. 11 ESPN/USA Today, No. 7 AP) to a 70-69 victory over Notre Dame (No. 7 ESPN/USA Today, No. 8 AP) on Monday night.