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GAMEDAY Womens Basketball

Notre Dame 85, Boston College 48

(AP Photo/Michael Caterina)

By STEVE KRAH
Associated Press

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Olivia Miles and KK Bransford scored 17 points apiece as No. 5 Notre Dame dominated Atlantic Coast Conference foe Boston College 85-48.

Miles had six rebounds, five assists and three steals.

Bransford produced a career-best in scoring.

Sonia Citron tallied 15 points to go with six rebounds and four assists for the Fighting Irish (12-1, 3-0).

Andrea Daley scored 17 points and Taina Mair had 10, while Maria Gakeng blocked six shots for Boston College (11-5, 1-2).

BIG PICTURE

Notre Dame: The Irish scored 85 points or more for the 10th time in 2022-23 and extended the team's win streak to six. Notre Dame beat visiting Merrimack 108-44 on Dec. 10.

Boston College: A win for the Eagles would have been the first at Notre Dame since 2020 and the first victory against a top-five opponent since defeating then-No. 2 Ohio State in the 2006 NCAA Tournament.

January 1, 2023


Boston College
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
M. Gakdeng C 31 1-6 0-0 0-0 2-5 1 6 3 2 2 2
D. Waggoner G 34 3-11 1-2 0-0 0-4 3 2 3 3 2 7
T. Mair G 32 4-18 2-2 0-2 0-2 0 0 1 2 3 10
A. Daley G 28 8-14 1-4 0-2 2-2 0 1 0 3 3 17
J. Lacey G 26 1-6 1-2 0-2 1-4 2 0 0 6 4 3
A. VanTimmeren 26 1-5 1-2 0-2 2-2 0 0 1 0 2 3
A. McGee 11 2-2 2-2 0-0 2-3 0 1 0 1 0 6
K. Lezama 10 0-2 0-0 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 1 4 0
A. Carman 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals   198 20-64
(.313)
8-14
(.571)
0-9
(.000)
12-28 6 10 8 18 20 48


Notre Dame
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
M. Westbeld F 23 3-8 0-0 0-1 1-2 3 0 1 2 3 6
K. Watson F 18 2-6 2-2 0-0 0-4 1 3 2 2 0 6
S. Citron G 28 7-9 0-0 1-1 1-6 4 2 3 1 1 15
O. Miles G 28 7-10 3-5 0-2 0-6 5 0 3 5 1 17
D. Mabrey G 22 1-6 3-3 0-2 0-3 2 0 2 3 1 5
K. Bransford 22 5-5 7-9 0-0 0-0 1 0 0 1 1 17
L. Ebo 22 2-4 1-2 0-0 2-6 2 0 1 1 3 5
C. Prosper 16 3-7 0-0 1-1 4-9 1 0 2 2 1 7
N. Marshall 9 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 1 0 2 2 2
J. Brown 8 1-2 3-4 0-0 3-3 0 0 1 0 0 5
S. Cernugel 3 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals   199 32-60
(.533)
19-25
(.760)
2-7
(.286)
13-46 20 6 15 19 13 85


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