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Women's Basketball Downs No. 19 Wisconsin, 83-56
Niele Ivey led all scorers with 22 points, 17 of which came in the first half.
 
Niele Ivey led all scorers with 22 points, 17 of which came in the first half.

Nov. 22, 2000

Box Score

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Niele Ivey scored 17 of her 22 points in the first half as fifth-ranked Notre Dame beat No. 19 Wisconsin 83-56 Wednesday night in the first round of the Coaches vs. Cancer Challenge.

Kelley Siemon added 21 points on 7-of-8 shooting for Notre Dame (3-0), which advances to play sixth-ranked Georgia in Friday's championship. Georgia beat No. 12 Oklahoma 94-70 earlier Wednesday.

Ivey also had nine rebounds and seven assists.

LaTonya Sims scored 20 points to pace Wisconsin (1-2), which will play Oklahoma in Friday's third-place game.

Notre Dame took a 23-13 lead thanks to three 3-pointers from Ivey. Wisconsin pulled to 29-24, but the Irish ended the half on a 12-2 run to take a 41-26 lead.

Wisconsin got as close as 43-33 early in the second half before Siemon scored eight points in a 10-1 Notre Dame spurt.

Two straight 3-pointers by Jeneka Joyce gave Notre Dame a 57-34 lead with just over 14 minutes to play.

Wisconsin committed 22 turnovers, including 13 in the first half.

Dating back to the 1998-99 season, Wisconsin has lost 16 of its last 17 games against ranked opponents. Last Saturday, the Badgers lost 71-57 to then-No. 24 Oregon.


 

 

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Central Michigan Notre Dame
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WNIT Quarterfinals
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7:00 PM
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3:00 PM
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8:00 PM
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November 26
1:00 PM
TCU
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November 30
9:00 PM
Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa (Carver-Hawkeye Arena)

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December 4
1:00 PM
Valparaiso
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December 7
7:00 PM
UConn
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ESPN2
December 10
8:00 PM
DePaul
Chicago, Ill. (McGrath-Phillips Arena)
December 18
2:00 PM
Toledo
Toledo, Ohio (Savage Arena)
December 20
7:00 PM
Michigan State
East Lansing, Mich. (Breslin Center)

BTN
December 27
6:30 PM
Chattanooga
Chattanooga, Tenn. (McKenzie Arena)
December 29
7:00 PM
North Carolina State
Raleigh, N.C. (Reynolds Coliseum)

ACC Network Extra
January 2
7:00 PM
Georgia Tech
Atlanta, Ga. (McCamish Pavilion)
January 5
7:00 PM
Wake Forest
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC Network Extra
January 8
3:00 PM
Miami
Coral Gables, Fla. (BankUnited Center)

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January 12
7:00 PM
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January 16
7:00 PM
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Knoxville, Tenn. (Thompson-Boling Arena)

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January 19
7:00 PM
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12:00 PM
North Carolina
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January 26
7:00 PM
Duke
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January 29
12:00 PM
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February 2
7:00 PM
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7:00 PM
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February 12
1:00 PM
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5:00 PM
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February 23
7:00 PM
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February 26
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