Arkansas State 54

(5-4, 0-4 away)

(13) Notre Dame 77

(7-1, 4-0 home)

    5:30 PM ET, December 17, 2005

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    ARST 25 2954
    #13ND 45 3277

    D'Amico's career-high 20 lifts No. 14 Notre Dame

    LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Melissa D'Amico scored a career-high 20 points on 10-for-12 shooting to help No. 13 Notre Dame beat Arkansas State 77-54 on Saturday in a Gray Division semifinal game in the Duel in the Desert.

    Notre Dame (7-1) will play No. 22 Utah for the Gray Division title Sunday. Arkansas State (5-4) will face No. 23 North Carolina State in the third-place game.

    D'Amico, a 6-foot-5 sophomore center, scored 12 of Notre Dame's first 18 points on 6-for-7 shooting as the Irish raced to an 18-5 lead. Notre Dame led 45-25 at the half and the Lady Indians never got closer than 16 points in the second half.

    Megan Duffy added 13 points and six assists for Notre Dame, and Breona Gray scored 12 points. Adrianne Davie and Ronnie Maglaughlin led Arkansas State with 10 points each and Davie also had 10 rebounds.

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