Notre Dame Women Reach NCAA Women's Basketball Final

By Dean Pantazi

Notre Dame Women Reach NCAA Women's Basketball Final

April 1, 2012 Updated Apr 1, 2012 at 10:45 PM EST

DENVER (Indiana's NewsCenter) - Natalie Novosel scored 20 points and Brittany Mallory hit two big three pointers in overtime to help Notre Dame edge Connecticut 83-75 Sunday night and gain a spot in Tuesday night's NCAA women's national championship game.

Skylar Diggins added 19 points for the Irish, who are in the final for the second straight year.

Notre Dame will meet Baylor, a 57-45 winner over Stanford in the other semifinal, on Tuesday night for the title.

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