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01/24/2016

Inside The Game: #3 Notre Dame 80, #NR/RV Virginia Tech 41

12/08/2015

#3 Irish Welcome #18/17 DePaul To Town Wednesday

Notre Dame set to face Blue Demons in 42nd edition of Midwest derby.

11/27/2015

#3 Irish Duel With UCLA Saturday In Bahamas

Notre Dame seeking sixth regular season tournament title since 2009-10.

11/27/2015

Inside The Game: #3 Notre Dame 94, Denver 52

11/24/2015

Inside The Game: #3 Notre Dame 110, Valparaiso 54

12/28/2015

Notre Dame vs. Oregon State, 62-61

NCAA Basketball: No. 3 Notre Dame squares off against No. 11 Oregon State.

10/12/2015

2015-16 Women's Basketball Media Day

The Notre Dame women's basketball team held its 2015-16 Media Day on Oct. 12, 2015, at Purcell Pavilion.

04/04/2015

NCAA Final Four Practice and Media Session

Notre Dame players and coaches prepare for the Final Four

04/03/2015

A Season in Photos: 2014-15 Notre Dame Women's Basketball

A look at the 2014-15 women's basketball season

02/08/2015

No. 4 Notre Dame @ Boston College

USATSI photos women's basketball -- 2/8/15

OVERVIEW: Athletic, lanky post player who has made significant development to her game during past two years under watchful eye of longtime Fighting Irish associate head coach/post guru Carol Owens ... not only brings height but length to Notre Dame front line, making her an important contributor on defense through rebounding, steals and shot blocking ... solid finisher at the rim ... has good fundamental skill set to build from ... provides depth for Irish post corps.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014-15): Appeared in 17 games, averaging 0.9 points and 0.5 rebounds per game ... tied career high with four points (2-3 FT) against Holy Cross ... suffered calf injury on Dec. 10 during morning shootaround prior to DePaul game (missed four weeks) ... returned to action in closing four minutes against Boston College ... posted first statistics since coming back from injury in win at Clemson, logging one point, two rebounds and an assist in five minutes ... collected one point and one block in closing minutes of win over Wake Forest ... scored two points and added a block, a rebound and first career steal at Boston College ... registered a blocked shot late in NCAA first-round win over Montana.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2013-14): Played in 16 games, averaging 0.5 points and 0.8 rebounds per game ... saw first action of career against Valparaiso, scoring two points and grabbing three rebounds ... had two points and two rebounds in late-game action against Duquesne ... grabbed a season-high four rebounds in just two minutes against Miami ... tallied third block of career at Boston College ... made the most of her postseason debut against No. 14/17 North Carolina State in ACC semifinals with season-high four points (2-2 FG) and one rebound in four minutes.

2013 EUROPEAN TOUR: Appeared in two games ... had two rebounds in tour-opening win over Barking Abbey ... recorded a blocked shot in first of two wins over French All-Star Team.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Wheaton Warrenville South High School in Wheaton, Illinois, which she attended as a senior and was coached by Rob Kroehnke ... spent first three prep seasons at Montini Catholic High School in Lombard, Illinois, where she was a teammate of former Notre Dame guard Whitney Holloway in 2009-10 and 2010-11 ... helped Broncs to 102-8 (.927) record and three consecutive Illinois Class 3A state titles from 2010-12 (first three in school history), becoming sixth Illinois girls' basketball team in history (across all classes) to win three state championships, and only the second to do so consecutively (Teutopolis won three Class A crowns from 1988-90), since tournament began in 1977 ... in final two years at Montini Catholic, averaged 5.7 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.5 blocks per game in limited action ... played AAU ball with Illinois Lady Lightning and head coach Michael Seberger.

PREP AWARDS/HONORS: Ranked No. 73 in Class of 2013 by Blue Star Basketball ... ranked No. 85 by Collegiate Girls Basketball Report ... ranked No. 97 by All-Star Girls Report ... ranked as 10th-best center in Class of 2013 by ESPN Hoopgurlz.

PERSONAL DATA: Daughter of Annette Thompson and Mario Crawford ... the 15th player from state of Illinois to matriculate to Notre Dame, and the 14th to come from the Chicagoland area ... tallest player to play for Notre Dame since another 6-4 center, Erica Williamson (2006-10) ... currently enrolled in Notre Dame's top-ranked Mendoza College of Business as a management-consulting major ... some other Fighting Irish players who have worn No. 35 include Kelly Heath and Mary Leffers (the latter, who also played volleyball at Notre Dame, was the most recent Fighting Irish women's basketball player to sport that number in 1997-98).

Thompson's Career Statistics

Season G-S Min-Avg FG-FGA Pct 3FG-3FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF-DQ A T B S Pts Avg
2013-14 16-0 43-2.7 4-6 .667 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 6 7 13 0.8 10-0 0 6 3 0 8 0.5
2014-15 17-0 58-3.4 3-8 .375 0-0 .000 9-15 .600 3 5 8 0.6 8-0 2 3 4 1 15 0.9
Totals 33-0 101-3.1 7-14 .500 0-0 .000 9-15 .600 9 12 21 0.6 18-0 2 9 7 1 23 0.7

Thompson's Conference Statistics

Season G-S Min-Avg FG-FGA Pct 3FG-3FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF-DQ A T B S Pts Avg
2013-14 8-0 16-2.0 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 2 4 6 0.8 3-0 0 2 1 0 0 0.0
2014-15 8-0 24-3.0 0-3 .000 0-0 .000 4-6 .667 1 3 4 0.5 2-0 1 3 2 1 4 0.5
Totals 16-0 40-2.5 0-3 .000 0-0 .000 4-6 .667 3 7 10 0.6 5-0 1 5 3 1 4 0.3

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Diamond Thompson
Diamond  Thompson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Wheaton, Ill.

High School:
Wheaton Warrenville South

Height:
6-5

Position:
Center

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February 1
W, 68-61
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February 4
W, 82-46
North Carolina State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
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February 7
2:00 PM
Louisville
Louisville, Ky. (KFC Yum! Center)

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February 14
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Miami
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

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February 18
7:00 PM
Wake Forest
Winston-Salem, N.C. (Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum)

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February 22
7:00 PM
Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla. (Tucker Center)

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February 25
7:00 PM
Clemson
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

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February 27
1:00 PM
Boston College
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

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Senior Day
March 2
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ACC First Round
Greensboro, N.C. (Greensboro Coliseum)

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March 3
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ACC Second Round
Greensboro, N.C. (Greensboro Coliseum)

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March 4
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ACC Quarterfinals
Greensboro, N.C. (Greensboro Coliseum)

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March 5
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ACC Semifinals
Greensboro, N.C. (Greensboro Coliseum)

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March 6
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ACC Championship
Greensboro, N.C. (Greensboro Coliseum)

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March 18
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NCAA First Round
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March 19
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NCAA First Round
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March 20
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NCAA Second Round
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March 21
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NCAA Second Round
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March 25
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NCAA Regional Semifinals
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March 26
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NCAA Regional Semifinals
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March 27
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NCAA Regional Finals
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March 28
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NCAA Regional Finals
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April 3
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NCAA National Semifinals
Indianapolis, Ind. (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)

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April 5
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NCAA National Championship
Indianapolis, Ind. (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)

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