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March 15, 1998

Notre Dame Postgame Quotes

Game Recap
Game Statistics

HEAD COACH MUFFET McGRAW
"They amazed me. I'm proud to see our team come out with such poise, to come out and beat a team like Texas Tech. I'm pleased with our defense. I thought if we could hold Thompson to 25 points, we had a chance. As long as we had the lead, we were not going to put (Ruth Riley) her back into the game. Without Ruth, we become a perimeter shooting team. Defensively, we keyed on Hanebutt and Thompson. We considered a box-and-one on No. 43 but knew that their inside game was too good for that. I felt like our keys to the game were rebounding and shooting the ball in the second half. We had a lot of layups and going to Ruth was a big part of it."

RUTH RILEY
"I knew they would come at me. It was really frustrating to sit on the bench. I felt bad to just sit there. I felt like I had to come out the second half and do something for the team."

KELLEY SIEMON
"From the beginning of practice we said to not let Thompson score 39 on us. From the beginning, we pressure their inside. We forced some steals and we capitalized on those. We did a great job of anticipating on offense."

MOLLIE PEIRICK
"Obviously, it's a tough place to play. I'm happy with the way we handled the pressure. I was happy we were able to stay poised and pull it out. We got Ruth back in the second half. I was thinking, 'give it to her.' We need her to score for us to win. We attacked their zone, used dribble penetration and went high low to Ruth (Riley). We needed her to score points for us to win the game."

Event Calendar

Delta

January 28
W, 54-42
Georgia Tech
Atlanta, Ga. (McCamish Pavilion)
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February 1
W, 68-61
Duke
Durham, N.C. (Cameron Indoor Stadium)
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Live Stats
February 4
W, 82-46
North Carolina State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
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ESPN3
February 7
2:00 PM
Louisville
Louisville, Ky. (KFC Yum! Center)

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Live Stats
February 14
1:00 PM
Miami
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

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Pink Zone/Play4Kay Game
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
TBA
ACC First Round
Greensboro, N.C. (Greensboro Coliseum)

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

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

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

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

ESPN
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March 18
TBA
NCAA First Round
Campus sites

ESPN/ESPN2
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March 19
TBA
NCAA First Round
Campus sites

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March 20
TBA
NCAA Second Round
Campus sites

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March 21
TBA
NCAA Second Round
Campus sites

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March 25
TBA
NCAA Regional Semifinals
Selected sites

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March 26
TBA
NCAA Regional Semifinals
Selected sites

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March 27
TBA
NCAA Regional Finals
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March 28
TBA
NCAA Regional Finals
Selected sites

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April 3
TBA
NCAA National Semifinals
Indianapolis, Ind. (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)

ESPN/ESPN2
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April 5
TBA
NCAA National Championship
Indianapolis, Ind. (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)

ESPN
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