9:14 PM ET, March 27, 2012
Skylar Diggins' triple-double powers Notre Dame's drubbing of Maryland
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RALEIGH, N.C. -- Skylar Diggins knew she needed to do more than score to send Notre Dame back to the Final Four.So she rebounded. And passed. And stole the ball. It all added up to a game to remember -- and now the Fighting Irish can keep their focus on avenging the one loss they'll never forget.Diggins had a triple-double and Notre Dame earned its second straight Final Four berth by beating Maryland 80-49 on Tuesday night in the Raleigh Regional final.
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Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||22-56 (.393)||32-65 (.492)|
|3P Made-Attempted||0-8 (.000)||3-11 (.273)|
|FT Made-Attempted||5-8 (.625)||13-17 (.765)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||12 (0/0)||11 (0/0)|
Skylar Diggins recorded the 13th triple-double in Women's Basketball Championship history. Before Diggins, the last woman to record a triple-double was Michigan State's Kristin Haynie in 2005.
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