Notre Dame's athletic department sits in a more challenging position Friday than it did Thursday. As athletic director Jack Swarbrick sees it, things probably will not be getting easier any time soon.
Devereaux Peters can take comfort in the fact that her last home game was not her last college game. Notre Dame beat Cal 73-62, and the top-seeded Irish moved to the Sweet 16.
She led Notre Dame to the NCAA title game last spring, becoming a national star with 120,000 Twitter followers in the process. But things haven't really changed for Skylar Diggins.