Point guard Skylar Diggins contributed 27 points and nine assists, leading the top-seeded Notre Dame women to a 93-63 romp over 12th-seeded Kansas on Sunday afternoon in the Sweet 16 in Norfolk, Va.
KU ends its season with a 20-14 record.
Thanks to hot early shooting, KU took a 13-9 lead with 15:39 left in the first half before ND (34-1) — and Diggins — took control.
Diggins had 22 first-half points and later set the Fighting Irish's all-time scoring record with her 27th point on a mid-range jumper.
The 93 points allowed tied for the most given up by KU in coach Bonnie Henrickson's nine seasons.
Carolyn Davis led KU, scoring 25 points on 11-for-17 shooting. Angel Goodrich added seven points (3-for-11 shooting) with 12 assists and six turnovers.
KU's other senior, Monica Engelman, posted 10 points on 4-for-16 shooting.
The Sweet 16 appearance was KU's second straight under Henrickson.
Notre Dame closes out the win. KU finishes its season with a 20-14 record.
Notre Dame has emptied the bench.
Diggins sets a new Notre Dame career scoring record with her 27th point today.
Notre Dame still in control.
KU switches to zone. Diggins immediately beats it with a three.
Quickly turning into a layup drill for Notre Dame.
Things became much tougher for KU's offense after the first 10 minutes.
Diggins up 22 points. Shooting with amazing confidence.
Davis has 14 points on 7-for-9 shooting.
KU with a nice answer to Notre Dame's run to stay within striking distance.
Notre Dame calls timeout.
Skylar Diggins has taken this game over. Has Notre Dame's last nine points and 13 overall.
KU's offense not coming as easy in that stretch.
Davis has eight points on 4-for-5 shooting.
Davis us to six points. KU with its first lead.