The Notre Dame Fighting Irish will be playing in their first NCAA women's championship game in ten years, after upsetting the Connecticut Huskies, 72-63, on Sunday evening. The Associated Press, courtesy of espn.com, has the story, below.

 The Notre Dame Fighting Irish bench erupts with joy as time winds down on their defeat of the Connecticut Huskies during the 2011 NCAA Women's Final Four at Conseco Fieldhouse on April 3, 2011 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Notre Dame defeated Connecticut 72-63.

Shot for shot, play for play, Skylar Diggins matched Maya Moore when it mattered most and Notre Dame will now play for a national championship behind their fearless young leader.

The sensational sophomore guard scored 28 points and hot-shooting Notre Dame upset UConn 72-63 on Sunday night, ending the brilliant career of Moore and the Huskies' quest for a third straight national championship. Shot for shot, play for play, Skylar Diggins matched Maya Moore when it mattered most and Notre Dame will now play for a national championship behind their fearless young leader.

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