No. 2 Notre Dame rips PittJan 18, 2012 - 2:05 AM South Bend, IN (Sports Network) - Devereaux Peters scored 20 points and Natalie Achonwa added 19 points and seven rebounds as No. 2 Notre Dame cruised to a 120-44 win over Pittsburgh on Tuesday.
Kaila Turner netted 14 points and Skylar Diggins had 11 points and nine assists for Notre Dame (18-1, 6-0 Big East), which won its 15th straight game.
Ashlee Anderson had 14 points to lead Pittsburgh (8-11, 0-6), which lost its fifth straight contest.
It was never a challenge for Notre Dame as the Fighting Irish jumped on Pittsburgh early and took a 54-19 lead into the break. Peters poured in 16 of her 20 points in the opening 20 minutes.
The Fighting Irish shot 64.9 percent from the field, nailed 9-of-17 from beyond the arc and outrebounded the Panthers, 40-12.
- PITTSBURGH: 44
NOTRE DAME: 120
Jan 17 8:38 PM
- PITTSBURGH: 19
NOTRE DAME: 54
Jan 17 7:41 PM
- PITTSBURGH: 0
NOTRE DAME: 0
1st Half - 20:00
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