Achonwa leads No. 4 Irish women past No. 10 PSU

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) Natalie Achonwa had 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead No. 4 Notre Dame in a 77-67 victory over No. 10 Penn State on Wednesday night.

Jewell Loyd scored 17 points, Kayla McBride had 13 and Taya Reimer 12 for the Fighting Irish (7-0).

Notre Dame led by 14 points at halftime and maintained it through most of the second half as Penn State got no closer than nine.

Ariel Edwards scored 18 points for the Lady Lions (5-2). Dara Taylor added 14 points and Talia East 12.

Penn State leading scorer Maggie Lucas, who came in averaging 22.2 points per game, was held to just seven points on 1-for-8 shooting.

This was the first time Muffet Mcgraw and Coquese Washington had coached against each other and only the third time Muffet has coached against one of her former assistants.


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