Melissa D’Amico scored 13 points and Lindsay Schrader had 10 points and 10 rebounds in No. 13 Notre Dame’s 68-55 victory over No. 22 Utah on Sunday in the Gray Division title game in the Duel in the Desert at Las Vegas.
D’Amico, the tournament MVP, was 4 for 5 from the field and had eight rebounds for the Irish (8-1). Crystal Erwin added 12 points and seven rebounds, and Breona Gray also scored 12 points for Notre Dame.
Kim Smith led Utah (7-2) with 18 points, and Shona Thorburn had 16 points and nine rebounds.
(3) LSU 66, Kentucky 36: At Lexington, Ky., Seimone Augustus scored 23 points as the Tigers (7-0, 1-0 SEC) routed the Wildcats (8-1, 0-1), the Tigers’ second straight road win over an unbeaten opponent. … Illinois 86, (15) Oklahoma 75: At Champaign, Ill., Danyel Crutcher scored a career-high 24 points and Janelle Hughes had 11 straight points during a key 16-4 run to lead the Illini (6-3) to an upset of the Sooners (9-2). … (19) Texas 69, North Texas 49: At Austin, Texas, Tiffany Jackson scored 27 points and had 16 rebounds to lead the Longhorns (5-3) to a victory over the Mean Green (7-2). … (23) N.C. State 80, Arkansas St. 59: At Las Vegas, Billie McDowell had 17 points and nine assists to help the Wolfpack (7-3) beat the Lady Indians (5-5) in the Gray Division third-place game in the Duel in the Desert tournament.
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