No. 20 Notre Dame women close on 21-6 run to beat Syracuse

Jan 27, 2022, 3:01 AM | Updated: 5:03 pm

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Olivia Miles had 17 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists, Sonia Citron added 13 points and 12 rebounds, and No. 20 Notre Dame beat Syracuse 83-62 on Thursday night.

Notre Dame closed on a 21-6 run to secure its 18th straight home victory in the series. Earlier this season, the Fighting Irish won at Syracuse 82-56 after closing on a 21-0 run over the final 8:06.

All five starters scored in double figures for Notre Dame (15-4, 6-2 ACC). Sam Brunelle scored 15 points off the bench, Maya Dodson had 13, Dara Mabrey 12 and Maddy Westbeld 10. Five Notre Dame players grabbed at least six rebounds as they dominated the glass 58-29 to help overcome 23 turnovers.

Miles and Syracuse guard Teisha Hyman each had a chance to secure a second triple-double this season. Hyman finished with 22 points, eight rebounds, eight assists and seven steals.

Chrislyn Carr added 13 points for Syracuse (8-10, 1-7). Naje Murray and Alaysia Styles each had 11.

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