Women's Basketball



NCAA National Championship: ND WBB 61, Mississippi State 58 (USATSI)

For the second time in program history, the Notre Dame women's basketball team are your NCAA National Champions.


NCAA Elite Eight: ND WBB vs. Oregon (USATSI)

The Fighting Irish take on the Ducks in the Spokane Regional Final with a trip to the Women's Final Four on the line.


NCAA Sweet 16: ND WBB vs. Texas A&M (USATSI)

The Fighting Irish take on the Aggies in Spokane in a regional semifinal.


No. 1-seed Notre Dame vs. CSUN - NCAA Tournament First Round

Notre Dame takes on Cal State Northridge in the First Round of the 2018 NCAA Tournament.


NCAA Tournament Selection Show

Notre Dame earns the No. 1 seed in the Spokane Regional during 2018 NCAA Tournament's Selection Show reveal.

2017-18 Season:
• Played in 33-of-38 games, averaging 12.5 minutes off the bench.
• Scored in 20-of-33 appearances.
• Played her second most minutes of the year (24) vs CSUN on March 16.
• Tied her season high of two blocks vs Virginia on March 2 in ACC Quarterfinal.
• Tallied eight points in 21 minutes of action at Boston College on Feb. 18. Tied her season high in made field goals with four.
• Tied her career high of 11 points vs Boston College on Jan. 14. Played a career high 29 minutes.
• Dished out a season best two assists at Georgia Tech on Jan. 7.
• Produced a solid day vs Miami on Jan. 4, collecting all five of her rebounds in the second quarter alone.
• Grabbed a career high nine rebounds vs ETSU on Nov. 24.
• Made her collegiate debut vs Mount St. Mary’s on Nov. 11, earning double-digit points (11) after going a perfect 3-for-3 from the field. Also went 5-for-8 from the free-throw line.

“Danielle has great versatility with the ability to play on the perimeter and also score on the block. She can defend on the perimeter, score off the dribble and will also fit in very well with our up-tempo transition offense.”

• No. 5 ranked small forward in the country according to EspnW/HoopGurlz reporter Dan Olson
• Graduated from The Mary Louis Academy in June 2017
• Transferred from Medgar Evers College Prep following her sophomore year of high school
• Selected to the 2016 Pre-Season Top 10 in New York City
• Participated in the U17 Team USA Trials during her junior year
• Averaged 22 points, 10 rebounds, two steals and two assists per game as a junior
• Led her team to an 18-8 record and the Brooklyn/Queens semifinals
• Averaged 17 points and seven rebounds per game her sophomore year and received All-Brooklyn first team honors
• Helped her team to the 2015 Title IX Championship
• Averaged 19.5 points and 7.3 rebounds as a freshman and was named to the All-Brooklyn second team
• Led the Philadelphia Belles to the 15U Boo Williams Championship and guided the New Jersey Sparks to the 2015 Peach State Championship
• Featured in the September 2016 edition of Slam Magazine
• Has been a member of National Honor Society for two years.

• 2017 McDonald’s All-American
• 2017 Jordan Brand Classic All-American
• 2016 New York City Pre-Season Top-10
• 2016 The Tablet All-Division I Team

• Daughter of Diane and Lamont Patterson 
• Born in Queens, New York
• Intends to major in sports management

Danielle Patterson
Danielle  Patterson


Brooklyn, N.Y.

High School:
The Mary Louis Academy



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