W BBall: A South Bend homecoming

South Bend: Home of the Fighting Irish, Skylar Diggins, and Jasmine Watson

Amy Stuhldreher ('13) | Nov 18, 2012, 11:36 PM EST

Natalie Achonwa drives to the basket as UMass center Jasmine Hall (32) defends / Joe Raymond

Does the name Jasmine Watson sound familiar to anyone?

If it doesn’t, she is a South Bend native who used play high school basketball with Skylar Diggins when they were teammates at nearby Washington High School in South Bend.

Watson now is the starting senior center for the University of Massachusetts. She and Skylar haven’t really had the opportunity to see each other or play on the same court since their high school days, but there had always been talk of a Notre Dame-Massachusetts game played at Purcell Pavilion in an attempt to bring Jasmine back to her hometown.

That game finally took place this afternoon and it proved to be a great experience for both the Irish basketball players and the Minutewomen.

Read more at Courtside, the Notre Dame Women's Basketball blog


 by Daily Domer Staff

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