Stanford upsets No. 1 Notre Dame to advance to women’s Elite Eight

Saturday March 26th, 2016

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On the same night that South Carolina was handed just its second loss of the season in a women’s Sweet 16 upset, Notre Dame suffered the same fate.

The top-seeded Fighting Irish fell to the No. 4 Stanford Cardinal 90–84 on Friday evening, ending their season with a 33–2 record. Notre Dame went into halftime down 50–39, and was not able to completely erase the deficit.

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Stanford’s Erica McCall led the way with a game-high 27 points on 12-of-18 shooting. Karlie Samuelson added 20.

The No. 4 Cardinal will take on the No. 7 Washington Huskies in the Elite Eight.

– Kenny Ducey

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