Women's Basketball: ACC Champions!

Notre Dame Women's Basketball | Mar. 10, 2014 | Notre Dame Athletics

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Notre Dame's Jewell Loyd pulled an Atlantic Coast Conference championship cap over her head.

It fit just as well as that old Big East gear did.

Make it two tournament titles in two leagues and two years for the second-ranked Fighting Irish, who capped their perfect first run through the ACC by beating No. 10 Duke 69-53 in the final Sunday night.

"It's definitely exciting coming into a new conference and having this impact," Loyd said. "But it's just another game. You're trying to stay focused and not get too caught up ... but having fun with it."

Loyd, the tournament MVP, scored 18 of her 26 points in the second half and Kayla McBride finished with 25.

"I thought Jewell and Kayla McBride were just unstoppable," Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw said. 

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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