Irish Outlast Indiana, Advance to Sweet 16

Fighting Irish Athletics | March 22, 2016 

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 Lindsay Allen saves her best for big games.

The 5-foot-8 junior point guard had a season-high 22 points and seven assists and made a steal on an inbounds pass late in the third quarter that helped spark a decisive 15-2 run as top-seed Notre Dame finally broke away from ninth-seed Indiana to win 87-70 on Monday night in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.


After Arike Ogunbowale scored on a layup to stop a 12-1 run by Indiana, Allen stole the inbounds pass by Lyndsay Leikem and quickly scored as the Irish regained control. Allen, who had a career-high 28 points in the third round of the tournament against Stanford last year, said the key was the Irish locking in defensively.

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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