6:00 PM ET, March 5, 2012
HARTFORD, Conn. -- Muffet McGraw and Notre Dame are one victory away from crossing another item off this season's to-do list.Natalie Novosel scored 18 points and Kayla McBride added 15 to help third-ranked Notre Dame beat West Virginia (No. 25 AP) 73-45 on Monday night in the semifinals of the Big East tournament.Notre Dame has played in the Big East title game five times and come up short each trip, losing to UConn each time. The Irish haven't had any problems with the Huskies lately, winning the last three meetings -- including beating UConn in Hartford last Monday night to earn its first outright Big East regular season title."We're in a position right where we want to be," Novosel said. "Going into tomorrow night's game we want to go in and win that for coach."
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Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||19-54 (.352)||23-54 (.426)|
|3P Made-Attempted||1-13 (.077)||7-16 (.438)|
|FT Made-Attempted||6-15 (.400)||20-23 (.870)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||20 (0/0)||15 (0/0)|