GAMEDAY Womens Basketball

Notre Dame 91, DePaul 86

Associated Press

CHICAGO - Maya Dodson scored 28 points with eight rebounds and Maddy Westbeld scored 22 and 20th-ranked Notre Dame held off DePaul for a 91-86 win.

Dodson finished 13-for-21 shooting and grabbed seven offensive rebounds. Westbeld went 7 for 10 and missed only two of 10 free throws and Olivia Miles scored 20 distributing eight assists and six rebounds. Anaya Peoples grabbed nine rebounds; five on the offensive for the Irish (11-2).

Notre Dame had a whopping 51-26 rebounding advantage with almost half (24) coming on the offensive leading to 29-second chance points.

Westbeld made 1 of 2 foul shots with 14 seconds left to give the Irish an 89-86 lead. Off the miss, DePaul failed to secure it and the deflected ball ended up back to Westbeld who was fouled and this time sank both to seal it.

Notre Dame led 72-59 after three quarters before the Blue Demons (11-3) got back in it with a 13-2 run and were within 74-72 on Kierra Collier's layup with 6:51 left. DePaul drew within a point twice down the stretch but never pushed past.

Aneesah Morrow scored 19 with 10 rebounds and Lexi Held 18 for DePaul.


Notre Dame
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
M. Dodson F 34 13-21 2-2 0-0 7-8 1 1 0 6 2 28
M. Westbeld F 29 7-10 8-10 0-0 1-4 3 0 2 0 1 22
O. Miles G 39 8-14 2-4 2-5 1-6 8 0 2 5 1 20
D. Mabrey G 33 1-12 0-0 0-9 1-2 2 0 1 2 2 2
A. Peoples G 24 3-7 1-3 0-0 5-9 1 1 0 1 3 7
S. Citron 18 1-5 0-0 0-1 1-6 2 0 2 3 3 2
S. Brunelle 14 3-6 0-0 0-2 0-3 2 2 0 0 3 6
A. Prohaska 10 2-4 0-0 0-0 3-6 1 0 1 0 1 4
Totals   201 38-79
(.481)
13-19
(.684)
2-17
(.118)
24-51 20 4 8 18 16 91


DePaul
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
A. Morrow F 31 8-16 3-5 0-4 1-10 1 0 2 6 5 19
L. Held G 40 7-9 2-3 2-2 0-1 4 1 1 2 2 18
D. Rogers G 38 6-12 0-0 2-6 1-7 3 0 2 3 2 14
S. Morris G 37 7-13 1-1 0-3 0-5 1 1 1 2 4 15
D. Church G 28 5-10 3-3 0-1 1-1 1 0 2 0 4 13
K. Collier 15 3-5 0-0 1-2 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 7
H. Purcell 6 0-3 0-0 0-2 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 0
K. Ammons 4 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
K. Holmes 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Totals   201 36-69
(.522)
9-12
(.750)
5-20
(.250)
5-26 10 2 8 13 22 86


Officials: Joseph Vaszily, Eric Brewton, Karen Preato
Attendance: 1,904




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